Ind. - Kristina Eisenmenger finished with 20 kills and attacked
at a .474 clip Friday night as Northern Kentucky University defeated
Southern Indiana, 25-22, 25-18, 21-25, 25-21, in the PAC Arena.
added 18 kills and hit .379 for NKU, which improved to 13-3 overall,
5-1 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The Norse used a 6-0 run
late in the first set to wipe out a 19-17 deficit and rally for
a 25-22 win. Wesaw converted two kills to key the NKU spurt.
dished out 50 assists and collected 10 digs as the Norse defeated
Southern Indiana for the fourth consecutive time. NKU now leads
the all-time series with Southern Indiana, 33-9. The Norse have
not lost to the Screaming Eagles (6-8 overall, 1-5 GLVC) since 2004.
a Notre Dame Academy graduate who was named GLVC Player of the Week
on Monday, now has 1,457 career kills. She converted the 20 kills
Friday in 38 attempts with just two errors.
Forbes, a Highlands
High School graduate, added four kills and hit .500 for the match.
She also had a solo block.
tallied eight kills and served up three aces for NKU, which limited
Southern Indiana to a .148 hitting percentage. Chelsea Clark, who
recorded a career-high 41 digs Tuesday night at Wheeling Jesuit,
paced the NKU defense with 15 digs against Southern Indiana.
Kim Nemcek added
seven kills, six digs and two solo blocks. Brittani Oliver led Southern
Indiana with 19 kills and hit .385 for the match.
home to play a pair of non-conference matches Saturday against Glenville
State (noon) and Urbana (4 p.m.). The Norse resume GLVC play Thursday
night when Missouri-St. Louis visits Regents Hall at 7 p.m.
NKU also plays
host to Missouri S&T next Friday at 7 p.m., before closing out
the homestand with a 3 p.m. match against Quincy on Oct. 4.