W. Va. - Liz Holmes had 18 kills, 11 digs and a .533 hitting percentage
as the Northern Kentucky University volleyball team began the Charleston
(W. Va.) Tournament with a 33-31, 30-21, 30-20 victory over Shepherd
(W. Va.) on Friday.
added 10 kills and a .385 hitting percentage for NKU. Andrea Lanham
collected 33 assists and 10 digs as NKU picked up a regional victory
against Shepherd (2-7) in the first-ever meeting between the two
schools in volleyball.
added 10 assists and 11 digs for NKU, while teammate Julie Lewis
had six kills and 16 digs.
In the second match
Friday, Tristen Dye finished with 13 kills and nine digs as NKU
defeated host Charleston, 30-25, 30-21, 30-19. Holmes
added 10 kills, 10 digs, four service aces and a .438 hitting percentage.
slammed down 10 kills and attacked at a .476 clip for NKU, which
upped its record to 9-2. Lanham finished with 39 assists, and Forbes
served up four aces as the Norse picked up their second win against
a regional foe on Friday.
the event Saturday with matches against Mars Hill and Indiana (Pa.).
NKU will play
its home opener next Friday (Sept. 16) with a 7 p.m. match against
Indianapolis. That match will also mark the beginning of Great Lakes
Valley Conference action for the Norse.
NKU will meet
Saint Joseph’s the following day (Sept. 17) at 1 p.m. in Regents