INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Northern Michigan University Volleyball finished the Midwest Region Conference Crossover undefeated after defeating Missouri University Science & Technology 3-0 in their final match of the weekend.
| SET SCORES
Missouri S&T scored first, but NMU rallied back to lead 12-3 and cruised to a 25-15 first set win. In the second set, the Wildcats jumped out 4-0 and kept a small lead throughout the set to win 25-22.
The third set saw the Miners jump out early but NMU rebounded and eventually tied the match at 14-14. Eventually, the Wildcats took a lead and won the match 25-23.
| OFFENSIVE LEADERS
Senior Maggie Liebeck (Luxemburg, Wis./Luxemburg-Casco) paced the offense with 13 kills. Senior Autumn Monsma (Grand Haven, Mich.) chipped in with 10. Senior Jessica Skonning (LaGrange, Ill./Lyons Township) and junior Sarah Kuehn (Green Bay, Wis./De Pere) both posted seven.
Senior Lynzi Svoboda (Minneapolis, Minn./Minneapolis Southwest) finished the match with 35 assists.
Monsma also chipped into the effort with a team-best three aces.
| ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM
Monsma was named to the Crossover All Tournament Team. Over the weekend, Monsma finished with 45 total kills to lead the Wildcats, hitting at a .318 clip. She was second on the team with 28 digs and added seven block assists. She also finished with three aces.
| DEFENSIVE LEADERS
Monsma also aided the defense with four block assists while Kuehn and sophomore Cierra Martinez (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) both had three.
| UP NEXT
NMU improves to 14-8 on the season while Missouri S&T fell to 13-10. The Wildcats will now return to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action as they host Saginaw Valley State University Friday night and Lake Superior State University for Senior Day Saturday.