Volleyball Sweeps Lake Superior State 3-0

Volleyball Sweeps Lake Superior State 3-0

OVERVIEW – LAKE SUPERIOR STATE

SCORES: 
Northwood Timberwolves 3, Lake Superior State Lakers 0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-17)
RECORDS: Northwood (8-7, 2-5 GLIAC), Lake Superior State (1-12, 0-7 GLIAC)
LOCATION: 
Cooper Gymnasium – Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
RECAP: 
Northwood goes on the road and posts a 3-0 win over Lake Superior State Saturday afternoon (September 30).

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • The opening set was close until late – when LSSU led 16-15, the biggest lead for either team to that point was two. That is when Northwood made the key run – NU scored six straight points to go up 21-16. The Timberwolves went on to win 25-20, hitting .098 (10-6-41). LSSU finished the first set at .087 (13-9-46).
  • The Lakers started the second set well, using a 5-0 run to go up 8-4. LSSU eventually led 18-13 before the Timberwolves began to come back. Northwood scored 10 of the next 12 points to go up 23-20 before taking the set 25-22. NU hit .111 (13-9-36) compared to LSSU at .027 (10-9-37) in the second.
  • LSSU scored five of the first six points of the third, but Northwood bounced back right away. NU tied the score at 6-6 and went up for good at 10-9 on their way to a 25-17 win. Northwood had its best offensive sets of the match, hitting .224 (15-4-49). Lake Superior State ended up at .039 (9-7-51).

MATCH STATS

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Greulich: 10 kills, seven blocks, .455 attack percentage (10-0-22), 15.0 points
  • Getty: Nine kills, 20 digs, two aces
  • Jones: 29 assists
  • Murphy: 15 digs, two aces

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will host Wayne State Friday night (October 6). First serve is set for 7 p.m.