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Sept. 13, 2011

Bearcats begin MIAA play against No. 17 Hornets

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MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Bearcat volleyball team looks to return to their winning ways as they open MIAA play on the road Wednesday night before finally having their home opener next week.

Northwest (2-3, 0-0 MIAA) matches up against the seventeenth ranked Emporia State University Hornets (5-3, 0-0 MIAA) in Emporia, Ks. at 7 p.m.  The Bearcats are coming off a disappointing end to the Southwest Baptist Purple Bash going 1-3 at the tournament. 

Laira Akin delivered another solid performance for the Bearcats at the Southwest Baptist Purple Bash contributing 24 assists the matchup against Lindenwood.  Brooke Bartosh also contributed 12 kills in the loss.

Northwest will finally have their home opener when they host perennial powerhouse Washburn Wednesday, September 20 at Bearcat Arena.   


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Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics
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