Kelsey Wesaw (16) attacks against the defense of Missouri
S&T’s Julie Meyer (21) during the second set Friday
night. Wesaw finished with 10 kills and a .471 hitting percentage.
Ky. - Some 24 hours after dispatching Missouri-St. Louis in three
sets, the Northern Kentucky University volleyball team repeated
that performance against Missouri S&T on Friday night.
hammered down 10 kills and hit .471 as NKU cruised past Missouri
S&T by scores of 25-17, 25-18, 25-22 in Regents Hall. The 25th-ranked
Norse improved to 17-3 overall and extended their winning streak
NKU is now 7-1
in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and in sole possession of second
place in the GLVC East Division standings. Indianapolis dropped
a five-set decision at home against Missouri-St. Louis on Friday
night, allowing the Norse to take a one-game lead over the Greyhounds.
added 10 kills and attacked at a .389 clip for NKU, which hit .375
as a team. The Norse offense started off by hitting .517 in the
opening set and cruised past the visiting Miners, who dropped to
4-15 overall, 2-7 in the GLVC.
Natalie Forbes continued her outstanding play by dishing out 39
assists and converting all five of her attacks for kills. Kim Nemcek
finished with seven kills and hit .500, while Kristina Eisenmenger
had nine kills and four blocks.
NKU is now 2-0
all-time against Missouri S&T, which started its volleyball
program last season. The Miners served up eight aces against the
Norse, but NKU’s offensive prowess and a 29-11 edge in digs
made the difference.
The Norse conclude
the weekend homestand Saturday at 3 p.m. when Quincy visits Regents