Nemcek attacks against Saint Joseph’s.
Ky. - Kristina Eisenmenger finished with nine kills and a .643 hitting
percentage as Northern Kentucky University defeated Saint Joseph’s
in three sets Friday night in Regents Hall.
Kim Nemcek added
eight kills for NKU, which won by scores of 25-17, 26-24, 25-18.
Natalie Forbes dished out 38 assists as the Norse improved to 10-3
overall, 3-1 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
at a .287 clip as a team and limited Saint Joseph’s to a .079
hitting percentage. The Norse overcame 14 service errors by serving
up nine aces and finishing with 14 block assists and one solo block.
The smaller Pumas managed three solo blocks and four block assists.
collected seven kills and served up three aces for NKU. Katie Latenser
also finished with three aces and added seven digs, while Chelsea
Clark led the defense with 11 digs.
contributed six kills, while Kelsey Wesaw added five kills. NKU
is now 34-5 all-time against Saint Joseph’s (6-6 overall,
1-2 GLVC), and the Norse have beaten the Pumas 15 consecutive times.
last victory against NKU occurred on Nov. 3, 2000, when the Pumas
pulled out a five-set win over the Norse at Rensselaer, Ind.
also sets up a GLVC East Division showdown with Indianapolis - which
is ranked 23rd nationally in the NCAA Division II poll - at 3 p.m.
Saturday in Regents Hall.
is 11-2 overall, 4-0 in the GLVC after sweeping Bellarmine on Friday
night. Indianapolis has defeated NKU six consecutive times dating
back to 2005. NKU does own a 34-9 lead in the all-time series.