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9/28: #11 Elmhurst outlasts #15 Wartburg, 5 other ranked teams fall

A big night around the regions as teams jockey for early regional ranking hierarchies.

UW-Whitewater invite
#11 Elmhurst, #12 UW-Whitewater, #15 Wartburg, Millikin, Cornell, UW Oshkosh
#12 UW-Whitewater def. UW Oshkosh 3-1; Millikin def. UW Oshkosh 3-1; #15 Wartburg def. Cornell 3-2; #12 UW-Whitewater def. Cornell 3-1; #11 Elmhurst def. #15 Wartburg 3-2.

St. Norbert tourney
#21 Carthage, UW-River Falls, St. Norbert, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Superior, Finlandia
St. Norbert def. UW-River Falls 3-0; UW-Eau Claire def. #21 Carthage 3-1; UW-Eau Claire def. UW-River Falls 3-2; St. Norbert def Finlandia 3-0; #21 Carthage def. UW-Superior 3-0; UW-Superior def. Finlandia 3-0.

Dubuque quad
UW-Platteville, UW-Stout, Loras, Dubuque
UW-Platteville def. Dubuque 3-1; UW-Stout def. Dubuque 3-0; UW-Platteville def. Loras 3-0; UW-Stout def. Loras 3-1.

William Woods tri
Westminster (Mo.), William Woods, Central Methodist
Westminster (Mo.) def. Central Methodist 3-1; William Woods def. Westminster (Mo.) 3-1.

MIAC
#7 St. Thomas 3, Macalester 0 UST’s Kelly Foley went 12-1-14.
Bethel 3, Gustavus 0 BU’s Cierra Nickel had 41 assists.
Saint Benedict 3, Saint Mary’s 0 CSB’s Lexi Alm had 11 kills, 11 digs.
Carleton 3, Hamline 0 CC’s Sarah Nielsen went 14-0-25.

UMAC
Northwestern 3, Martin Luther 0 NWC’s Krista Stoltz had 32 assists.
St. Scholastica 3, Minnesota Morris 2 Set 5 ended 15-13; CSS’s Anna Zyvoloski had 26 kills, 23 digs.
Northland 3, Crown 2 Set 5 ended 15-12; NC’s Gabby Jukkala had 10 kills, 10 digs.
Bethany Lutheran 3, North Central (Minn.) 0 BLC’s Shelby Wiederhoeft had 14 kills.

MWC
Ripon 3, Beloit 0 RC’s Emily Gary had 13 kills.

NAC
Edgewood 3, Dominican 0 EC’s Mallory Palmer went 16-1-37 with 14 digs.
Benedictine 3, Marian 0 BU’s Molly Kovacich had 11 kills 15 digs.
Maranatha 3, Concordia Chicago 0 MBBC’s Torey DeLozier had 19 kills, 10 digs.
MSOE 3, Alverno 1 MSOE’s Stephanie Hasler had 20 kills, 11 digs.
Aurora 3, Lakeland 1 AU’s Sarah Olesen had 12 kills.
Concordia Wisconsin 3, Rockford 0 CUW’s Britta Duchow had 11 kills.

Nonconference
UW-La Crosse 3, Luther 1 UWL’s Leah Putzier and Crystal Ziegler had 10 kills apiece.
Mount Marty 3, Buena Vista 1 MMC (4-10) is NAIA.
Mayville State 3, Presentation 0 MSU (18-6) is NAIA.

Top 25 upset watch
Indianapolis 3, #3 Wittenberg 1 UI (13-2) is #9 in D-II.
#9 Cortland 3, Stevenson 2
Grove City 3, #9 Cortland 2
Willamette 3, #10 Puget Sound 2
#13 Otterbein 3, Baldwin Wallace 0
#17 Colorado College 3, Linfield 0
#18 Pacific Lutheran 3, Pacific (Ore.) 0
#19 Eastern 3, Rowan 0
#19 Eastern 3, York 0
Marietta 3, #23 Heidelberg 0

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

September 28, 2012 at 10:59 am

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