Sept. 19, 2011
Bearcats Home Opener
MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Bearcat volleyball team has their home opener Tuesday night as they host perennial powerhouse Washburn.
Northwest (3-6, 0-1 MIAA) matches up against the sixth-ranked Washburn University Lady Blues (8-1, 1-0 MIAA) at 7 p.m. at Bearcat Arena. The Bearcats are coming off being swept by twenty-second ranked Emporia State 3-0.
The Bearcats struggled against the Emporia State Hornets falling 25-19, 25-21, and 25-20. The bright spot of the match was senior standout Laira Akin recording her third double-double of the season notching 36 assists and 10 digs in the loss.
The first 100 students in attendance at Tuesday's home opener will also receive a free Bearcats shirt!
Northwest continues MIAA play as the travel to Fort Hays State (6-5, 0-3 MIAA) on Friday. The Bearcats are 10-4-1 when playing the Tigers all-time and 4-0 when playing them at Bearcat Arena. Last season Northwest swept Fort Hays State 6-0.
For more information, please contact:
Phillip Dowden, Media Relations/Sports Information
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