Holmes slams down a kill vs. KWC
Ky. - Megan Dooley did the serving, while Liz Holmes and Kristina
Eisenmenger did the slamming Tuesday night against Kentucky Wesleyan.
Dooley, a freshman
from St. Henry High School, served up five aces as NKU coasted past
Kentucky Wesleyan, 30-19, 30-19, 30-13, in Regents Hall. The Norse
finished with 15 aces as a team, including three straight winners
from Tristen Dye during the third game.
jump serve produced four aces in the opening game. NKU hit .286
in the first stanza and cruised to the sweep.
Holmes and Eisenmenger
were on target with their attacks most of the evening and combined
for 25 kills. Holmes finished with 15 kills and attacked at a .520
clip, while Eisenmenger added 10 kills and hit .529.
served up two aces and had three solo blocks as NKU improved to
11-8 overall, 5-2 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Kentucky
Wesleyan - now 0-34 all-time against NKU in volleyball - is 2-12
overall, 0-6 GLVC.
collected five kills, attacked at a .714 clip and 20 assists for
NKU, which hit .327 for the match. Lindsay Zumdick served up three
aces as the Norse extended their winning streak to three.
Dye led NKU
with 10 digs, and Jennifer Wirtz had eight digs. Holmes and Dooley
each finished with six digs as the Norse limited the Panthers to
a .051 hitting percentage.
did the setting during the second game and had 12 assists and five
The Norse hit
the road for GLVC matches at Quincy (Friday at 8 p.m.) and Missouri-St.
Louis (Saturday at 3 p.m.) this weekend. NKU returns home Oct. 6
to meet GLVC-leading Southern Illinois at Edwardsville in Regents