Wolves Sweep Yellow Jackets On Thursday Night

Spearfish, SD (NSUWolves.com) – The Northern State University volleyball team continued their win streak Thursday evening, defeating the tournament host Yellow Jackets in three sets. The Wolves tallied just nine attack errors in the win and out-blocked BH 11-2.
Final Score: NSU 3, BHSU 0
Record: NSU 4-1, BHSU 3-2
Attendance: 576
  • The first set was a back-and-forth battle between the two squads with Northern ultimately grabbing a 26-24 victory
  • The Wolves settled into their rhythm in sets two and three, taking each by scores of 25-16 and 25-12
  • In total, NSU hit .302 racking up 38 kills, 36 assists, 58 digs, 11 blocks, and three aces
  • The Wolves defense held the Yellow Jackets to a .105 attack percentage, forcing 21 hitting errors
  • Two Wolves recorded double figure kills, led by Abby Brooks with 11
  • Brooks also led the net defense with six blocks, while Abby Meister continued her solid back line play with 24 digs
  • Keri Walker paced the offense with 35 total assists, averaging 11.67 per set
  • Abby Brooks: 11 kills, .526 attack%, 6 blocks
  • Morissen Samuels: 10 kills, 5 digs, 1 block, 1 ace
  • Keri Walker: 35 assists, 5 digs, 4 blocks, 1 ace
  • Abby Meister: 24 digs
Northern returns to the court tomorrow for a doubleheader against Montana State – Billings and Texas A&M – Kingsville. Match start times are set for 11 a.m. (CT) against the Yellowjackets and 5 p.m. (CT) versus the Javelinas.