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10/7: WashU ties record, Northwestern outlasts St. Scholastica

Nonconference
No. 2 Washington 3, Millikin 0. WU (19-0) tied D-III record with 57th consecutive set win. WU opposite Megan Odenthal went 9-1-17. MU also lost to Lindenwood and fell to 14-6 overall.
• No. 7 Carthage 3, RV Wartburg 2. Second five-set loss of the night for WC. CC is 18-2 overall. WC is 17-7. Five of WC’s losses are in five sets.
No. 16 Chicago 3, Wheaton 1. UC had 59 kills. UC setter Nikki DelZenero had 56 assists. UC middles Caroline Brander and Katie Trela combined to go 29-3-47 with eight total blocks. UC is 20-2 overall. WC is 12-8.
No. 25 Elmhurst 3, No. 24 UW-Platteville 0. EC outhit UWP .208 to .045. EC outside Sam Szarmach went 14-4-32 with 14 digs. EC swept UW-Whitewater yesterday. EC is 17-4 overall. UWP is 17-7.
No. 25 Elmhurst 3, Cornell 1. EC had 10 blocks. EC outside Antoney Veasy Smith went 13-2-33.
Cornell 3, RV Wartburg 2. Set 5 ended 15-13. CC outside Kathleen O’Connor went 23-8-61 with 13 digs, five blocks and two aces. WC swept CC earlier this season. CC is 15-5 overall.

MIAC
Augsburg 3, St. Catherine 0. AC setter Emily McCourt had 39 assists. AC is 3-1 in the MIAC. St. Kate’s is 2-2.
Bethel 3, Gustavus 0. BU opposite Nicole Wriedt went 17-3-33. BU is 4-1 in the MIAC. GAC is 3-2.
Carleton 3, Hamline 0. CC had nine blocks. CC is 3-3 in the MIAC. HU is 0-5.
No. 10 Concordia-Moorhead 3, St. Olaf 0. CCM outside Jenna Green went 15-1-32. CCM middle Katie Vohnoutka had nine blocks. CCM is 4-1 in the MIAC. SOC is 2-3.
No. 12 St. Thomas 3, Macalester 0. UST had 44 kills and outhit MC .344 to .036. UST middle Taylor Cross went 11-0-17 with three blocks. UST is 4-1 in the MIAC. MC is 0-6.
Saint Benedict 3, Saint Mary’s 1. CSB won the kills column 67-40. CSB outside Alexa Rinde went 22-5-43. CSB is 4-1 in the MIAC. SMU is 1-4.

WIAC
UW-Stevens Point 3, UW-Stout 1. UWSP outside Sarah Wildish went 12-0-36. UWSP outside Christina Brinkman had 14 kills and 22 digs. UWSP is 4-1 in the WIAC. UWS is 0-4.
UW Oshkosh 3, UW-Superior 1. Saw it at the gym. UWO had 63 kills. UWO setter Morgan Liebetrau went 6-1-15 with 49 assists, 19 digs and four blocks. UWO outside Jordyn Bratel went 18-2-29 with 13 digs. UWO was without its starting DS due to injury, and the Titan RS sat for about the last half of the match with an illness. UWO is 2-1 in the WIAC. UWS is 1-3.

NAC
Concordia Chicago 3, Marian 0. CUC had 11 blocks. MU hit -.169. CUC is 4-2 in the NAC. MU is 3-4.
Benedictine 3, Edgewood 1. BU opposite Molly Kovacich went 11-2-24 with 10 digs and three blocks. BU is 6-1 in the NAC. EC is 4-3.
Dominican 3, Lakeland 1. DU outside Claire Dezelski went 9-0-21 with 12 digs and five blocks. DU is 7-0 in the NAC. LC is 3-4.
Wisconsin Lutheran 3, MSOE 0. WLC won its fifth straight NAC match. WLC outside Erin Greenfield had 11 kills and 14 digs. WLC is 5-2 in the NAC. MSOE is 1-5.
Concordia Wisconsin 3, Alverno 1. Four tight sets. Neither team hit .100. CUW had 14 blocks. CUW is 2-5 in the NAC. AC is 0-7.
Maranatha 3, Aurora 0. MBBC outside Torey DeLozier went 17-3-32. MBBC is 4-3 in the NAC. AU is 2-5.

UMAC
Northwestern 3, St. Scholastica 2. Set 5 ended 15-8. Teams combined for 125 kills. NWC outside Chelsea Koth had 21 kills. NWC won its 13th straight match. NWC setter Krista Stoltz had 60 assists, 15 digs and four blocks. NWC is 7-0 in the UMAC. CSS is 4-1.
Crown 3, Northland 2. Set 5 ended 15-6. CC outside Shelby Vischer had 19 kills and 17 digs. CC is 2-4 in the UMAC. NC is 0-6.
Minnesota-Morris 3, Bethany Lutheran 0. UMM outhit BLC .291 to .050. UMM outside Emily Auch went 12-3-25 with 15 digs. UMM is 4-2 in the UMAC. BLC is 2-4.
Martin Luther 3, Presentation 0. MLC outhit PC .261 to .074. MLC is 4-2 in the UMAC. PC is 1-5.

MWC
Monmouth 3, Lawrence 1. MC setter Mollie Murdock went 4-0-5 with 40 assists and two aces. MC is 5-0 in the MWC. LU is 3-1.
Grinnell 3, Ripon 1. GC outhit RC .233 to .069. GC is 3-2 in the MWC. RC is 0-3.
St. Norbert 3, Illinois College 0. IC hit negative. SNC is 3-0 in the MWC. IC is 3-3.
Carroll 3, Knox 0. CU outhit KC .393 to .039. CU outside Emily Goebert went 10-0-14 with 11 digs. KC is 0-19 overall. CU is 2-2 in the MWC. KC is 0-5.

SLIAC
• Spalding 3, Webster 1. Four tight sets. WC’s second leading hitter, outside Jordan Vehlewald, was injured late in the first set. SU is 9-0 in the SLIAC. WC is 9-2.
Westminster 3, Eureka 0. WC libero Megan Boschert had 24 digs. WC is 4-4 in the SLIAC. EC is 3-7.

Upset watch around the country
No. 6 Christopher Newport 3, No. 11 Juniata 1. Four tight sets. Attendance was 1,235. CNU played without injured All-America setter Jessie Heavenrich. CNU had 14 blocks. CNU middles Chelsea McClure and Bailey Jensen went a combined 21-4-51 with 13 blocks. JC middle Courtney Lydick went 21-4-42. CNU is 19-3 overall. JC is 14-5.
Lewis & Clark 3, No. 21 Whitworth 0. NWC match. Three tight sets – two went extras. L&C setter Leia Matsunaga had 36 assists and nine digs. L&C is 3-4 in the NWC. WU is 7-1.

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

October 7, 2011 at 5:24 pm

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