D III Women's Volleyball

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10/20: Northwestern seizes control of UMAC

10/19-21 posts will be updated when I return, which could be as late as Sunday evening. Sorry about that. There is a chance that weekend posts will be updated sooner. No promises.

Popped in to update what I could at 4 p.m. on Saturday. I’ll try to get the rest updated very late tonight.

Elmhurst invite
#9 Chicago, #10 Elmhurst, #13 Wartburg, #20 UW-Stevens Point, UW-Eau Claire, Millikin, Wheaton, North Park, Trinity (Conn.), Vassar, Transylvania, Haverford
Trinity (Conn.) def. North Park 3-0; #20 UW-Stevens Point def. Haverford 3-0; #13 Wartburg def. Trinity (Conn.) 3-0; #20 UW-Stevens Point def. Millikin 3-0; Transylvania def. Wheaton 3-1; #10 Elmhurst def. Vassar 3-0; #9 Chicago def. UW-Eau Claire 3-1; Haverford def. North Park 3-0; #10 Elmhurst 3 def. UW-Eau Claire 3-0; Millikin def. #9 Chicago 3-2; #13 Wartburg def. Wheaton 3-0.

UW-Whitewater invite
#17 UW-Whitewater, Edgewood, Illinois Wesleyan, UW-River Falls
UW-River Falls def. Edgewood 3-2; Edgewood def. #17 UW-Whitewater 3-1; UW-River Falls def. Illinois Wesleyan 3-2; Illinois Wesleyan def. Edgewood 3-1.

Loras invite
Coe, UW Oshkosh, Luther, Loras, Dubuque, Iowa Wesleyan
Luther def. Loras 3-2; Coe def. Dubuque 3-2; Coe def. Iowa Wesleyan 3-0; UW Oshkosh def. Luther 3-0; Loras def. Iowa Wesleyan 3-0; Dubuque def. UW Oshkosh 3-2.

Waldorf tourney
Buena Vista, Waldorf, Briar Cliff, Mayville St., Valley City St., Mount Marty
Mayville State def. Buena Vista 3-0; Waldorf def. Buena Vista 3-0; Valley City State def. Buena Vista 3-0.

Moody Bible tri
Mount Mary, Moody Bible, Kuyper
Kuyper def. Mount Mary 3-2; Moody Bible def. Mount Mary 3-0.

Olivet tri
Finlandia, Olivet, St. Mary’s (Ind.)
St. Mary’s (Ind.) def. Finlandia 3-1; Olivet def. Finlandia 3-0.

MIAC
#7 St. Thomas 3, Augsburg 1 UST’s Kelly Foley went 15-2-24.
Saint Benedict 3, Gustavus 1 CSB’s Lexi Alm had 21 kills, 16 digs.
Concordia-Moorhead 3, Carleton 0 CCM’s Kynndyl Ross had 14 kills.
Bethel 3, Macalester 0 BU’s Caitie Helle had 14 kills.
Saint Mary’s 3, Hamline 0 SMU’s Mary Nordick had 12 kills.

UMAC
Northwestern 3, St. Scholastica 0 NWC had 48 kills.
Northwestern 3, North Central (Minn.) 0 NWC’s Cari Miller went 14-1-16.
Minnesota Morris 3, Bethany Lutheran 0 UMM had 49 kills.
Martin Luther 3, Crown 1 MLC’s Rebecca Engelbrecht had 25 kills, 26 digs.
Northland 3, North Central (Minn.) 1 Northland’s Megan Zynda had 35 assists, 20 digs.

NAC
Benedictine 3, Dominican 1 BU had 15 blocks.
Maranatha 3, Alverno 1 MBBC’s Torey DeLozier had 26 kills.
Lakeland 3, Rockford 0 LC had 46 kills.
Marian 3, MSOE 0 MU’s Anna Smit had 10 kills.
Concordia Wisconsin 3, Aurora 1 CUW’s Hannah Griffiths had 11 kills, 17 digs.

MWC
St. Norbert 3, Knox 0 SNC’s Heidi Spies went 11-0-15.
Cornell 3, Ripon 0 CC’s Kathleen O’Connor had 12 kills, 12 digs.
Monmouth 3, Lawrence 0 MC’s Chelsey Widdop had 16 kills.
Illinois College 3, Beloit 0 IC’s Alese Speckhart went 9-0-13.
Grinnell 3, Carroll 1 GC’s Claire Weidman had 14 kills, 14 digs.

SLIAC
Webster 3, Spalding 0 WU’s Sam Kersting went 11-1-15 with 5 blocks.
• Westminster 3, Eureka 2
Fontbonne 3, Eureka 1 FU’s Abbie Bergtholdt went 14-1-18.

GPAC
Morningside 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 0 MC (14-11) is NAIA.

Nonconference
Hanover 3, Webster 2 WU’s Emily Ratkewicz had 13 kills, 8 blocks.
Hanover 3, Spalding 0 SU’s Elisa Burkman had 17 kills, 10 digs.
Fontbonne 3, Robert Morris-Peoria 1 FU’s Taryn Ballmann had 15 kills.

Top 25 upset watch
#4 Calvin 3, #2 Hope 0
#3 Wittenberg 3, Allegheny 0
#3 Wittenberg 3, Marietta 0
#5 Christopher Newport 3, Averett 0
#5 Christopher Newport3, Piedmont 0
#6 Emory 3, #23 Eastern 1
#6 Emory 3, Heidelberg 1
#8 Cal Lutheran 3, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 0
New Paltz 3, #11 Cortland 2
#11 Cortland 3, Plattsburgh 1
#15 Puget Sound 3, Pacific (Ore.) 0
#16 Pacific Lutheran 3, Lewis & Clark 0
#18 Salisbury 3, Frostburg St. 0
#18 Salisbury 3, Carnegie Mellon 0
Austin 3, #18 Colorado College 0
#18 Colorado College 3, Centenary (La.) 0
#21 Juniata 3, Heidelberg 0
#23 Eastern 3, #21 Juniata 0
#22 Southwestern 3, Centenary (La.) 0
Trinity (Texas) 3, #22 Southwestern 0
#24 Bowdoin 3, MIT 1
#24 Bowdoin 3, Wheaton (Mass.) 0

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

October 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm

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