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Northwest Bearcats

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Sept. 26, 2011

Northwest Hosts Rochhurst

 

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MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Bearcat volleyball team welcomes Rockhurst University Tuesday night for a non-conference match-up at Bearcat Arena with the tip set for 7 p.m.

Northwest (4-7, 1-2 MIAA) is fresh off of their first MIAA win of the season beating Fort Hays State University 3-1 last Friday at Fort Hays.  The Rockhurst University Hawks (5-7, 3-4 GLVC) are coming off of a 1-3 loss to Quincy this past Saturday.

Last time out the Bearcats were led by senior setter Laira Akin, who notched her fifth double-double of the season, finished with 40 plus assists for the fifth time of the year as well.  

All-time Northwest is 12-8 when matching up against Rockhurst and are 3-1 when hosting the Hawks at Bearcat Arena.  Last season the Bearcats lost 0-3 to the Hawks when they played at Rockhurst.

Up Next: Northwest will close out the weekend at the Pittsburg State Regional Challenge.  The Bearcats will play a pair of games both Friday and Saturday at the challenge.  Northwest will open action on Friday with Midwestern State and St. Mary's.  They close out play on Saturday with Newman and St. Edwards.


For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics
sid@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
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