served seven aces
Ky. - Maria Tieman served up seven aces and had eight digs Tuesday
night as Northern Kentucky University posted a 30-13, 30-19, 30-23
victory over Bellarmine in Regents Hall.
added five service aces and 38 assists as NKU improved to 22-5 overall,
10-3 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The Norse - who recorded
15 service aces - defeated Bellarmine for the 27th consecutive time
and have not lost to the Knights since the 1992 GLVC Tournament.
to a 30-13 win in the opening game as Lanham directed the offense
to a .654 hitting percentage. Liz Holmes converted all four of her
attacks into kills in the first game, while teammate Kristina Eisenmenger
knocked down four kills in five attempts.
had two solo blocks in the opening game and later added three block
assists. Fischesser also collected five digs and two kills.
and Tristen Dye led NKU with 10 kills apiece, while Holmes added
nine kills. Holmes hit .600 for the match, while Eisenmenger attacked
at a .444 clip. Dye finished with a .348 hitting percentage as the
Norse attacked at a .419 clip as a team.
had six kills for NKU, which extended its winning streak to four.
Chelsea Bibelhauser led Bellarmine (12-12 overall, 6-7 GLVC) with
The Norse hit the road
this weekend for GLVC matches at Saint Joseph’s (Friday) and
Indianapolis (Saturday). NKU’s final two home matches of the
season will be against Kentucky Wesleyan (Nov. 4) and West Virginia
State (Nov. 5).
NKU will begin play
at the GLVC Tournament on Nov. 10 at the site of the No. 1 seed.
Rockhurst leads the GLVC with a 12-1 record and will likely host
the event at Kansas City, Mo.
Southern Illinois at
Edwardsville, which posted a road victory at Southern Indiana on
Tuesday night, is in second place in the GLVC with a 9-2 record.
NKU is in third place in the GLVC standings.