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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

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Oct. 29, 2011

Bearcats fall to Hornets

Box Score

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri State University Bearcats were defeated by the Emporia State University Hornets (17-8, 9-3 MIAA) 3-1 Saturday afternoon at Bearcat Arena.

Northwest (10-15, 4-8 MIAA) would take the first set but the Hornets would prove to be too much and would win in straight sets 23-25, 25-16, 25-23, and 25-22 for the 3-1 win.

With the first set tied at 12-12, the Bearcats would capitalize on a Hornet attacking error and take the set 23-25.

The Hornets came back and cruised through the second set 25-16 but the Bearcats would bounce back and battle through the third and fourth sets before falling 25-23 and 25-22.

Amy Majors led the attack for Northwest recording a team high 11 kills in the match along with one solo block and six block assists.  Alex Hanna and Brooke Bartosh chipped in ten kills each respectively.

Laira Akin recorded her 42 assists in the match while adding seven digs as well.   

Tori Beckman led the defense recording 25 digs in the loss, while Abby Graves added 12 digs.

Up Next:  The Bearcats continue their home stand Tuesday night when they host Missouri Western at Bearcat Arena.  Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


For more information, please contact:

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

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468