- Kim Nemcek finished with 14 kills and a .632 hitting percentage
to lead the Northern Kentucky University volleyball team to a 25-19,
25-17, 25-20 win over Lewis in the opening round of the NCAA Division
II Midwest Regional on Friday.
added 13 kills and attacked at a .458 clip for NKU, which improved
to 28-7. The sixth-seeded Norse hit .340 as a team and knocked off
the third-seeded Flyers (31-8) for the second time in 13 days.
dished out 37 assists and had 10 digs for NKU, while teammate Kelsey
Wesaw added 10 kills and hit .389. Lewis hit only .087 as a team
and managed just 26 digs, while NKU collected 41 digs.
served up three aces for NKU, which won an NCAA Tournament match
for the first time since 2003.
NKU will meet
Saginaw Valley State in the regional semifinals Saturday at 5 p.m.
Saginaw Valley State swept Michigan Tech in the first round Friday.
season, NKU defeated Saginaw Valley State in five sets.