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9/11: #15 Elmhurst overcomes slow start

Here’s tonight’s Central/Midwest docket and national upset watch.

Watched UW-Stevens Point/Lawrence (video started in Set 2). UWSP showed flashes of top 25 form.

Watched Elmhurst/Millikin. EC cruised after a very, very shaky start.

CCIW openers
#15 Elmhurst 3, Millikin 1 EC’s Antonéya Veasy Smith had 13 kills.
• #16 Carthage 3, Wheaton 0
North Central 3, Illinois Wesleyan 1 NCC’s Laura Kluk had 41 assists, 15 digs.
• Augustana 3, North Park 1 AC’s Emily Leazer had 16 kills, 14 digs.

IIAC opener
#18 Wartburg 3, Central 1 WC’s Ramey Sieck had 34 assists, 13 digs, 11 kills.

MWC opener
Cornell 3, Monmouth 0 CC’s Kathleen O’Connor went 13-2-26.

NAC openers
Dominican 3, Concordia Chicago 0 DU’s Becca Fritz went 6-1-13 with 3 blocks.
Maranatha 3, Edgewood 0 MBBC’s Laci Peterson went 11-2-27 with 5 blocks.
Lakeland 3, Concordia Wisconsin 1 LC’s Brittany Reindl had 32 assists, 16 digs, 7 kills.
Benedictine 3, Alverno 0 BU’s Abby Sattler went 5-0-5 with 21 assists.
Aurora 3, Rockford 0 AU’s Emilee Mitchell had 10 kills.
Marian 3, Wisconsin Lutheran 0 MU’s Carlie Kinsey had 7 kills, 7 digs.

SLIAC openers
Webster 3, Westminster 1 WU’s Sam Kersting had 18 kills, 5 blocks.
• Greenville 3, MacMurray 0
Principia 3, Fontbonne 0 PC’s Tess Rountree went 10-2-22 with 14 digs.

Lawrence quad
St. Norbert, UW-Stevens Point, UW Oshkosh, Lawrence
UW-Stevens Point def. Lawrence 3-0; St. Norbert def. UW Oshkosh 3-1; UW Oshkosh def. Lawrence 3-0; UW-Stevens Point def. St. Norbert 3-1.

UW-Superior tri
UW-Superior, Northland, Lakehead (Canada)
Northland def. Lakehead (Canada) 3-2; UW-Superior def. Northland 3-1.

Nonconference
• Finlandia 3, Northland International 0
• Franklin 3, Spalding 1

Top 25 upset watch
Westmont 3, #6 Cal Lutheran 1 WC (12-1) is #8 in NAIA.
Northwestern (Ohio) 3, #14 Otterbein 0 UNOH (15-1) is RV in NAIA and is transitioning to D-II.
Colorado State-Pueblo 3, #17 Colorado College 2 CSUP (8-1) is D-II.
#21 Heidelberg 3, Defiance 0
#25 Bowdoin 3, Univ. of New England 0

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

September 11, 2012 at 4:20 pm

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