---Liz Holmes

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Alyssa Carlotta recorded 15 kills and hit .464 as Indianapolis eliminated Northern Kentucky University from the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament with a four-game victory Thursday night in the opening round.

Indianapolis attacked at a .351 clip and held NKU to a .148 hitting percentage en route to a 30-17, 24-30, 30-22, 30-27 victory in the Vadalabene Center. The Greyhounds finished with a 23-6 advantage in blocks and defeated NKU for the third time this season.

Liz Holmes led NKU (20-13) with 21 kills and attacked at a .410 clip. Holmes, a junior middle hitter from Cincinnati who will enter next season with 1,295 career kills, added two service aces and six digs.

Kristina Eisenmenger had 15 kills for NKU, while teammate Tristen Dye finished with 14 kills. Senior setter Andrea Lanham, in her final match with the Norse, collected a double-double with 51 assists and 12 digs.

Lanham, a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, ended her career with 4,726 assists to rank No. 2 in Norse history.

Lynne Ross and Cassie Schott each had 11 kills for Indianapolis (24-9). Ross led the Greyhounds at the net with nine blocks.

It marked the first time in history that NKU lost three times in a season to Indianapolis. Before Thursday's setback, NKU had not lost in the opening round of the GLVC Tournament since 1993.