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Northwest Bearcats

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Nov. 5, 2011

Bearcats fall to No. 7 Jennies

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WARRENSBURG, Mo.-The Northwest Missouri State University volleyball team fell to the No. 7 Central Missouri Jennies 3-0 Saturday night.

Northwest falls to 11-17 on the season and 5-10 in the MIAA falling to the Jennies in straight sets, 25-19, 25-22, and 25-18.  The Jennies improved to 24-4 on the year and 14-1 in league play.

Northwest was held in check hitting .214 while Central Missouri hit .366 for the match. 

Abby Graves led the attack for Northwest recording a team high 13 kills in the match.  Brooke Bartosh and Amy Majors chipped in 8 and 7 kills respectively.

Laira Akin recorded 36 assists in the match and 10 digs to record her 16th double-double of the season.

Tori Beckman led the defense recording 11 digs in the loss, while Alicia Watson added 8.

The Bearcats were plagued by errors Saturday night recording 17 attack errors and 7 service errors while the Jennies recorded a combined 14 errors.

With the win the No. 7 Jennies have won their last 19 out of 20.  Central Missouri was led by Paula Harris who recorded 17 kills in the match and hit a hot .556.  Julia Bates pitched in 38 assists in the win for the Jennies.

Up Next: The Bearcats will play their final home game of the 2011 season Tuesday, Nov. 8 when they host the Pittsburg State Gorillas.  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