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11/4: Bears, Foresters, Green Knights, Bluejays, Lady Reds, Warhawks, Pointers advance

CCIW semifinals
No. 1 Carthage 3, No. 4 Wheaton 1. CC advances to play No. 3 Elmhurst. CC had 58 kills and hit .304. CC outside Michelle Madeja went 19-5-45 with 15 digs. CC outside Lauren Dembkowski had 12 kills and 14 digs. CC middle Cindy Cavanagh went 13-1-21. CC is 29-6 overall. WC ended 22-13.
No. 3 Elmhurst 3, No. 2 Millikin 2. Set 5 ended 15-6. EC advances to play No. 1 Carthage. EC won its 17th straight match. MU hit negative in Set 5. EC outside Antoney Veasy Smith went 20-4-50 with 17 digs. EC middles Megan Reynolds and Kaitlyn Wilks combined to go 26-4-58. MU outside Kelsy England had 24 kills and 14 digs. EC is 30-4 overall. MU ended 26-11.

MWC semifinals
No. 1 St. Norbert 3, No. 4 Grinnell 1. SNC advances to play No. 3 Lake Forest. SNC outside Breanne Brocker had 12 kills and 23 digs. SNC is 25-7 overall. GC ended 9-17.
No. 3 Lake Forest 3, No. 2 Monmouth 1. LFC advances to play No. 1 St. Norbert. LFC outsides Molly McCloskey and Cori Cooper combined to go 35-8-93 with 22 digs. MC setter Mollie Murdock had 53 assists. LFC is 15-13 overall. MC ended 10-19.

UAA quarters, semifinal
No. 2 Washington 3, No. 7 Carnegie Mellon 0. Quarterfinal. WU had 46 kills and hit .351. WU middle Lauren Budde went 12-2-25.
No. 3 Chicago 3, No. 6 Rochester 0. Quarterfinal. UC outhit UR .292 to -.021. UC middles Caroline Brander and Katie Trela combined to go 19-5-27.
No. 2 Washington 3, No. 3 Chicago 0. Semifinal. WU advances to play No. 1 Emory in the final. UC will play No. 4 Case in the third-place match. WU had 43 kills and hit .415. WU setter Marilee Fisher had 34 assists. WU outsides Drew Hargrave and Meghan Byrne and middle Lauren Budde combined to go 32-4-57. WU is 31-1 overall. UC is 28-5.

WIAC semifinals
No. 1 UW-Stevens Point 3, No. 5 UW-Platteville 1. UWSP advances to play No. 2 UW-Whitewater. UWP will play No. 3 UW-Eau Claire in the third-place match. UWSP won its 18th consecutive match. UWSP outside Christina Brinkman had 16 kills and 13 digs. UWSP middle Morgan Bartkowiak went 10-2-21 with eight blocks. UWSP setter Alexis Hartman had 40 assists, six kills and four blocks. UWP’s Kaisers, middles Briana and Emily, combined to go 29-5-55. The rest of the UWP team hit negative, collectively. UWSP is 26-6 overall. UWP is 21-15.
No. 2 UW-Whitewater 3, No. 3 UW-Eau Claire 2. Set 5 ended 15-12. UWW advances to play No. 1 UW-Stevens Point. UWEC will play No. 5 UW-Platteville in the third-place match. UWW outside Leanna Lillge had 19 kills. UWW setter Kim Frei had 50 assists. UWW is 25-7 overall. UWEC is 21-12.

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

November 4, 2011 at 3:56 pm

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