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10/26: Ben U upsets #12 Maroons, NWC clinches UMAC No. 1 seed

The UMAC No. 1 seed could be decided tonight. Oh, and there are 50 or so other important matches.

I’ll be at the UW-Stout/UW Oshkosh match, so the update will be delayed until I return. In the meantime, use the links on the right rail for quicker info.

Northwestern clinched the UMAC No. 1 seed. It’s the Eagles’ second consecutive UMAC title and 15th overall.

Washington-St. Louis invite
#1 Washington-St. Louis, #24 Juniata, Alverno, St. Ambrose
#1 Washington-St. Louis def. Alverno 3-0; St. Ambrose def. Alverno 3-0; #1 Washington-St. Louis def. #24 Juniata 3-1.

Augustana tourney
#11 Wartburg, Augustana, Simpson, Concordia Wisconsin, Principia, Buena Vista, William Penn, Iowa Wesleyan
#11 Wartburg def. Concordia Wisconsin 3-0; Simpson def. Iowa Wesleyan 3-1; Augustana def. Concordia Wisconsin 3-0; Augustana def. Buena Vista 3-0; #11 Wartburg def. William Penn 3-0; Simpson def. Principia 3-0; Buena Vista def. Iowa Wesleyan 3-0; Principia def. William Penn 3-1.

Benedictine tournament
#12 Chicago, #20 UW-Stevens Point, North Central (Ill.), Benedictine, North Park, Concordia Chicago
Benedictine def. North Park 3-0; #20 UW-Stevens Point def. Concordia Chicago 3-0; Benedictine def. #12 Chicago 3-1; North Park def. Concordia Chicago 3-2; #12 Chicago def. North Central (Ill.) 3-1; #20 UW-Stevens Point def. North Central (Ill.) 3-0.

Illinois Wesleyan Classic
Carthage, Illinois Wesleyan, Webster, Central, Eureka, Dallas, Anderson
Illinois Wesleyan def. Anderson 3-0; Carthage def. Dallas 3-0; Webster def. Central 3-1; Illinois Wesleyan def. Dallas 3-2; Carthage def. Anderson 3-1; Central def. Eureka 3-0.

WIAC
#18 UW-Whitewater 3, UW-River Falls 0 UWW had 13 aces.
UW Oshkosh 3, UW-Stout 0 UWO’s Larissa Krumplitsch had 11 kills.
UW-Superior 3, UW-Platteville 2 Set 5 ended 15-12; UWS’s Vikki Vinokur had 18 kills.

MIAC
Augsburg 3, Hamline 0 AC’s Ashley Peper had 15 kills.
St. Catherine 3, Macalester 0 SCU’s Stephanie Meschke, Marie O’Neil had 10 kills apiece.

UMAC
Northwestern 3, Minnesota Morris 0 NWC had 51 kills.
Martin Luther 3, St. Scholastica 2 Set 5 ended 15-11; MLC’s Leah Nass went 17-1-35.
Bethany Lutheran 3, Northland 0 BLC’s Shelby Wiederhoeft went 14-1-21 with 7 blocks.
North Central (Minn.) 3, Crown 2 Set 5 ended 17-15; NCU’s Mariah Simonson had 21 kills, 29 digs.

MWC
Cornell 3, Lawrence 0 CC’s Kathleen O’Connor went 11-1-16 with 4 blocks.
St. Norbert 3, Grinnell 0 SNC’s Breanne Brocker had 11 kills, 13 digs.
Lake Forest 3, Monmouth 2 Set 5 ended 22-20; LFC’s Molly McCloskey had 26 kills, 24 digs.
Illinois College 3, Ripon 1 IC’s Missy Norville had 14 kills, 6 blocks.
Beloit 3, Knox 1 BC’s Leah Kruckman had 12 kills.

SLIAC
• Webster 3, Eureka 0

Nonconference
Clarke 3, Loras 0 CU (27-7) is NAIA.
• Mount Marty 3, Presentation 1 MTMC (6-22) is NAIA.
Hanover 3, Spalding 0 SU’s Elisa Burkman had 15 kills.

Top 25 upset watch
#2 Calvin 3, St. Mary’s (Ind.) 0
#3 Wittenberg 3, Washington & Lee 0
#3 Wittenberg 3, #6 Emory 1
#4 Christopher Newport 3, Moravian 0
#4 Christopher Newport 3, #17 Salisbury 1
#5 Hope 3, Trine 0
#8 Cal Lutheran 3, #23 Chapman 0
#10 Mount Union 3, Heidelberg 1
#14 Puget Sound 3, Willamette 0
#15 Pacific Lutheran 3, Pacific (Ore.) 0
#17 Salisbury 3, #16 Cortland 0
#16 Cortland 3, Lynchburg 0
#21 Eastern 3, Cabrini 1
Middlebury 3, #22 Bowdoin 1

-Ricky Nelson

Written by Ricky Nelson

October 26, 2012 at 12:03 pm

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