Wolves Go 1-0 In Moorhead

Moorhead, MN (NSUWolves.com) – The Northern State University volleyball team opened their week on the road with a 4-set victory over MSU Moorhead. Despite falling in the first set, the wolves rallied back in their sixth league victory of the 2023 season.
Final Score: NSU 3, MSUM 1
Records: NSU 14-4 (6-3 NSIC), MSUM 5-12 (2-7 NSIC)
Attendance: 234
  • The Wolves swept the final three sets with scores of 25-22, 25-17, and 26-24
  • Northern hit .281 in the win, recording a match high ten blocks and seven aces
  • NSU added 59 kills, 51 assists, and 58 digs
  • The Wolves defense forced 26 Dragon hitting errors as MSUM hit .219 in the match
  • Abby Brooks and Natalia Szybinska led the team with 14 kills apiece, each hitting over .300
  • Keri Walker averaged 11.75 assists per set with 47 in the match and scored seven points on five kills and two aces
  • Abby Meister and Brooks led the defense with 20 digs and five blocks, while Eliza Bauers notched career highs in kills (6), digs (4), and blocks (3)
  • Abby Brooks: 14 kills, .406 attack%, 5 blocks, 1 dig
  • Natalia Szybinska: 14 kills, .343 attack%, 3 blocks, 1 dig
  • Keri Walker: 47 assists, 7 digs, 5 kills, 2 aces
  • Abby Meister: 20 digs, 1 ace
Northern returns home for a pair of matches on Friday and Saturday against UMary and Minot State. Match start times are set for 7 p.m. on Friday against the Marauders and 5 p.m. on Saturday versus the Beavers