Sept. 5, 2006
Northwest Volleyball defeats Southwest 3-1 in Conference opener
BOLIVAR, Mo. -- (3-1 W) The Bearcats took care of Southwest Baptist in four games, winning 3-1, in their Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) opener. Northwests team hitting percentage was an impressive .311 and was led by senior Allison Hyland who hit .444. Senior MacKenzie Heston was one kill short of her match career high recording 21, while senior Molly Hankins broke her match career high of assists with 59. Four Bearcat players had double digit digs led by senior Sarah Trowbridge who recorded 17.
Northwest last won an opening road conference match at Emporia State on Sept. 15, 2004 when the Bearcats won 3-2.
The Bearcats will travel to the Washburn Invite this weekend for a three match tournament from Sept. 8-9.
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