Peterson smashes down an attack against UW-Parkside on Friday
night. Peterson, a freshman from Milwaukee, Wis., finished
with 10 kills and hit .300 as NKU swept past the Rangers.
Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team posted a
25-15, 25-15, 25-14 victory against Wisconsin-Parkside on Friday
night in Regents Hall.
Kristina Eisenmenger and Noelle Peterson each collected 10 kills
for NKU, which improved to 26-6 overall, 15-2 in the Great Lakes
Valley Conference. Wesaw, who was honored prior to the match along
with NKU’s three other seniors, attacked at a .667 clip.
.300 for the Norse, who are ranked 25th nationally in the NCAA Division
II poll. Eisenmenger now has 1,683 career kills, which is third
in school history. Bethany Gastright is second in Norse history
with 1,702 career kills.
Natalie Forbes continued her outstanding play by directing the Norse
offense to a .390 hitting percentage. Forbes finished with 38 assists
and eight digs.
NKU senior defensive
specialist Katie Latenser recorded four digs and a service ace.
Kim Nemcek added seven kills, five blocks and hit .545.
The Norse conclude
their regular-season schedule Saturday when Lewis visits Regents
Hall for a match at 2 p.m. NKU can earn a GLVC East Division co-championship
with a victory, but Lewis wrapped up the No. 1 seed and right to
host the upcoming GLVC Tournament by defeating Bellarmine on Friday.
22nd nationally, is 28-6 overall, 16-1 in the GLVC. The GLVC Tournament
begins next Friday at Romeoville, Ill. Pairings will be decided
after Saturday’s matches.