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10/25: Carthage, Coe win conferences outright; St. Olaf upsets Northwestern

Nonconference
St. Olaf 3, Northwestern 2. Set 5 ended 15-12. NWC’s 18-match winning streak snapped. SOC outside Katie Wolfram had 13 kills and 18 digs. SOC is 11-14 overall. NWC is 24-3.

CCIW
No. 10 Carthage 3, Augustana 0. CC outside Lauren Dembkowski had six kills and 19 digs. CC ended 7-0 in the CCIW. AC ended 1-6.
No. 17 Elmhurst 3, Illinois Wesleyan 0. EC won its 13th straight match. IWU hit negative. EC middles Megan Reynolds and Kaitlyn Wilks combined to go 13-2-27 with nine blocks. EC ended 5-2 in the CCIW. IWU ended 2-5.
Millikin 3, North Central 1. MU outside Kelsy England went 22-6-44 with 14 digs. MU setter Brittany Cardott went 9-0-15 with 44 assists and six blocks. MU ended 6-1 in the CCIW. NCC ended 3-4.
• Wheaton 3, North Park 0. WC setter Jenna McCallister had 31 assists and 15 digs. WC ended 4-3 in the CCIW. NPU ended 0-7.

IIAC
RV Coe 3, Buena Vista 0. CC won its first IIAC title. CC outside Megan Barron went 11-2-21. CC ended 8-0 in IIAC. BVU is 0-7.
Wartburg 3, Central 1. WC won the kills column 57-41. WC setter Ramey Sieck had 42 assists, 12 digs and six kills. CC libero Chelsea Grieger had 30 digs – her eighth match of 30+ digs this season. WC ended 7-1 in the IIAC. CC ended 4-4.
Dubuque 3, Luther 1. UD outside Lauren McKissick had 16 kills. UD libero Kristin Mortensen had 29 digs. UD ended 3-5 in the IIAC. LC is 2-5.

UMAC
Minnesota-Morris 3, Presentation 0. UMM setter Natalie Thomas had 34 assists, four kills, seven digs and three aces. UMM outside Emily Auch went 13-1-26. UMM is 7-5 in the UMAC. PC is 3-9.

NAC
Marian 3, Maranatha 2. Set 5 ended 15-7. Marian middle Elizabeth Zutz went 15-3-30. Maranatha outside Torey DeLozier went 27-15-72. Marian ended 5-7 in the NAC. Maranatha ended 7-5 and will be the No. 5 seed at the NAC Tournament.

MWC
Monmouth 3, Illinois College 1. MC clinched a MWC Tournament berth. MC outside Chelsey Widdop had 18 kills and 16 digs. MC ended 7-2 in the MWC. IC ended 3-6.

SLIAC
• Webster 3, Fontbonne 0. WU is 13-2 in the SLIAC. FU is 4-9.
• Greenville 3, Blackburn 0. GC is 11-2 in the SLIAC. BC is 0-13.
• Principia 3, Westminster 1. PC is 8-5 in the SLIAC. WC is 7-6.

Around the country
Plymouth St. 3, No. 18 UMass Boston 0. LEC match. PSU hit .337. PSU setter Sarah Cady had 36 assists. Both are 5-1 in the LEC.

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

October 25, 2011 at 7:07 pm

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