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NORSE ROLL TO ROAD SWEEP AT KWC - Oct. 18, 2005
Dye records 14 kills, .500 hitting percentage as NKU improves to 19-5 overall
 

Tristen Dye

OWENSBORO, Ky. - Tristen Dye hammered down 14 kills and attacked at a .500 clip Tuesday night as Northern Kentucky University coasted to a 30-12, 30-19, 30-17 win over Kentucky Wesleyan.

Kristina Eisenmenger added 11 kills and a .688 hitting percentage as NKU improved to 19-5 overall, 7-3 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The Norse hit .414 as a team and served up 12 aces to roll past the Panthers (2-15, 0-9 GLVC).

Liz Holmes added eight kills and three aces for NKU, while Lynne Fischesser collected five kills, three service aces and 10 digs. Norse setter Andrea Lanham recorded 38 assists, six kills and three service aces.

NKU attacked at a .560 clip in the first game and coasted to a 30-12 win. After posting a 30-19 victory in the second game, the Norse sealed the match by hitting .483 in the final stanza for a 30-17 triumph.

NKU is ranked ninth in the latest NCAA II Great Lakes Region poll. The top eight teams in that poll will advance to the NCAA Division II Tournament in November.

The winner of the GLVC Tournament, which will be played on the campus of the No. 1 seed Nov. 10-12, receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Division II Tournament. Rockhurst currently leads the GLVC with an 11-1 record.

NKU will play host to Missouri-St. Louis at 7 p.m. Friday in Regents Hall. The Norse can wrap up their 13th consecutive 20-win season with a victory on Friday.

The Norse will also meet Quincy at 1 p.m. Saturday in Regents Hall. NKU’s match with Quincy will be televised live on ICN-18.

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