Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team will play
four matches this weekend at the Charleston (W. Va.) Tournament.
the two-day event at 2 p.m. Friday with a match against Shepherd
(W. Va.). The Norse will later play tournament host Charleston at
the weekend with matches against Mars Hill and Indiana (Pa.) on
Saturday. NKU owns a 7-2 record after going 3-1 last weekend at
the Lady Eagle Classic at Jefferson City, Tenn.
Liz Holmes was named Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the
Week on Tuesday. Holmes, a sophomore middle hitter and a graduate
of Mercy High School in Cincinnati, recorded 93 total kills last
week. She also hammered down a career-high 30 kills in a victory
over Palm Beach Atlantic at the Lady Eagle Classic.
.326 for the week and averaged 4.89 kills per game. She also averaged
0.53 aces, 2.68 digs per game and had 12 total blocks.
For the season,
Holmes leads NKU in kills (156), blocks (35), digs (94) and service
outside hitter Tristen Dye is second on the team in total kills
(133). Norse freshman right-side hitter Kristina Eisenmenger is
hitting a team-leading .345 and has 67 kills. She also ranks second
on the team with 20 total blocks.