- Tristen Dye recorded 18 kills and hit .484 to lead Northern Kentucky
University to a three-game sweep of Tusculum at the North Alabama
Classic on Saturday morning.
at a .402 clip and rolled to a 30-18, 30-21, 30-14 victory over
the Pioneers. Dye, a senior outside hitter from Millersburg, Ohio,
collected her 18 kills in 31 attempts with just three errors as
the Norse improved to 3-0. She also added eight digs.
Liz Holmes finished
with 12 kills and a .381 hitting percentage, while teammate Kristina
Eisenmenger added nine kills and hit .571. Tusculum managed to hit
only .079 against NKU, which held a 37-28 edge in digs.
directed the NKU offense and dished out 33 assists. Brittany Dixon
finished with a team-leading 10 digs, while Megan Dooley served
up three aces. Chelsea Clark added five kills, six digs and two
service aces for the Norse, who will meet No. 8 Ashland - the defending
NCAA Division II Great Lakes Region champion - today at 3 p.m. to
conclude the two-day tournament.
off No. 9 North Alabama in five games Friday night.