GLIAC Sweep For NMU Volleyball

GLIAC Sweep For NMU Volleyball

MIDLAND, Mich.  --  Northern Michigan University visited Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Northwood University and came away with a 3-0 sweep.

The win marks the second GLIAC sweep for the volleyball team, winning the match 27-25, 25-18 and 25-21.

Senior Kayla Chosa (Wrightstown, Wisc.) paced the offense with 11 kills while junior Autumn Monsma (Grand Haven, Mich.) and freshman Leticia Antunes (Florianopolis, Brazil/Colegio Ofelia Fonseca) adding nine each.  Senior Madison Whitehead (Altoona, Wisc.) chipped in with eight kills. 

Senior Jami Hogeboom (Grand Haven, Mich.) finished the night with 40 assists.  Hogeboom now has 2,970 assists in her career and is just 30 assists away from becoming the fifth player to achieve the 3000-assist milestone.   She also posted two aces, behind the team leader, Antunes, who tallied a career high three aces. 

Defensively, junior Rachel Braunschweig (Alamo, Calif./San Ramon Valley/Cape Fear CC) notched 12 digs.  Monsma aided the effort with ten digs and Antunes contributed nine.

At the net, Chosa and Monsma tied for the team's lead with three block assists. 

With the win, the Wildcats improve to 10-2 on the season, and are 4-0 in the GLIAC.  The Timberwolves fell to 6-6 overall, 0-4 in league play.  NMU returns to the court Saturday afternoon and will take on the #7 ranked team nationally, Ferris State University.