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Volleyball Drops 3-0 Match To Northern Michigan

Volleyball Drops 3-0 Match To Northern Michigan

OVERVIEW – NORTHERN MICHIGAN

SCORES: 
Northern Michigan Wildcats 3, Northwood Timberwolves 0 (27-25, 25-18, 25-21)
RECORDS: Northwood (6-6, 0-4 GLIAC), Northern Michigan (10-2, 4-0 GLIAC)
LOCATION: 
Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.
RECAP: 
Northwood dropped a 3-0 match to Northern Michigan Friday night (September 22) in the home opener for the Timberwolves.

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • Northwood started the match with nine of the first 13 points to lead early. NU kept the lead until the Wildcats leveled the score at 19-19. Northern Michigan had a pair of set points before closing things out at 27-25. Both teams hit well in the set – NU finished at .349 (20-5-43) while NMU hit .318 (17-3-44).
  • The Wildcats used the momentum from winning the opener by getting off to a fast start in the second – NMU registered seven of the first eight points. The Timberwolves fought back to get within two at 9-7, but that is as close as NU got. Northern Michigan eventually won 25-18, thanks to another strong offensive set. The Wildcats hit .364 (14-2-33) compared to Northwood at .156 (13-8-32)
  • It appeared NMU was going to run away with the final set, leading 19-6. But the Timberwolves would not go away, scoring 15 of the next 20 points to get within three at 24-21. Northern Michigan got the final point to close out the victory. NMU finished the set at .135 (14-9-37) – NU ended up at .182 (11-5-33).

MATCH STATS

TOP NU PERFORMERS

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will host Michigan Tech Saturday (September 23). First serve is set for 2 p.m.