Droessler (9) is one of four NKU seniors who will be recognized
prior to Friday’s match against Saint Joseph’s
on Senior Night. Droessler is a middle blocker from Cuba City,
Ky. - Northern Kentucky University could get a chance at ending
one of the nation’s longest NCAA Division II volleyball winning
streaks Saturday when Indianapolis rolls into Regents Hall for a
match at 3 p.m.
But before NKU
gets a shot at Indianapolis - which has won 21 consecutive matches
- the Norse face Saint Joseph’s at 7 p.m. Friday on Senior
Night. NKU enters that match with a 21-5 overall record, including
a 10-3 mark in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
The Norse are
ranked No. 25 nationally in the NCAA Division II poll. Indianapolis,
which plays at Bellarmine on Friday, is No. 18 in the national poll.
four seniors - Brittany Dixon, Elizabeth Droessler, Tristen Dye
and Liz Holmes - will be recognized prior to Friday’s match
with Saint Joseph’s. Those four seniors are attempting to
lead NKU back to the NCAA Division II Tournament for the first time
The Norse are
No. 4 in the latest NCAA Division II Great Lakes Region poll. The
NCAA Division II Tournament features eight teams from each of the
nation’s eight regions.
NKU will attempt to snap a five-match losing streak against Indianapolis
(24-1, 13-0 GLVC). The Greyhounds posted a four-game victory against
the Norse earlier this season.
defeated NKU three times last season. The Greyhounds swept the season
series and later eliminated the Norse from the GLVC Tournament.
NKU owns a 34-8 lead in the all-time series.
The Norse conclude
their home schedule Sunday at 3:30 p.m. with a non-conference match
against Mount St. Joseph.