Wolves VB Drops Pair On the Road

St. Cloud, MN (NSUWolves.com) – The 2022 season NSIC opened up on Friday night for NSU, dropping a 3-set match to No. 6 St. Cloud State. It was Northern’s third top-25 match-up of the young season

THE QUICK DETAILS

Final Score: NSU 0, SCSU 3

Records: NSU 7-4 (2-1 NSIC), SCSU 11-0 (3-0 NSIC)

Attendance: 414

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Huskies took the match with set scores of 25-14, 25-23, and 25-22, despite tying things late in the third set
  • Northern hit .155 in the loss, notching 32 kills and 30 assists
  • NSU added 39 digs, six blocks, and five aces
  • St. Cloud State showed efficiency in the win, hitting .347 with 47 kills and 43 assists

NORTHERN STATE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

  • Sally Gaul: 12 kills, .321 attack%, 7 digs, 3 blocks
  • Keri Walker: 27 assists, 2 kills, 2 aces
  • Laura Ochsner: 11 digs, 2 assists

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Duluth, MN (NSUWolves.com) – The (RV) Northern State University volleyball team dropped a hard fought match at No. 10 Minnesota Duluth this afternoon. Despite falling in three, the Wolves forced two extra point sets.

THE QUICK DETAILS

Final Score: NSU 0, UMD 3

Records: NSU 7-5 (2-2 NSIC), UMD 12-0 (4-0NSIC)

Attendance: 580

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • In the opening two sets, Northern fell 28-26 and 26-24
  • Duluth added a 25-17 victory in set three
  • The Wolves hit .165 as a team with 40 kills and 38 assists
  • NSU recorded a game high 41 digs and added five blocks and two aces
  • Minnesota Duluth recorded a .212 attack percentage with 43 kills and 38 assists

NORTHERN STATE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

  • Taylor Buckley: 9 kills, .389 attack%, 8 digs
  • Keri Walker: 30 assists, 5 kills, 3 digs
  • Madison Langlie: 18 digs, 3 assists

 

UP NEXT

Northern State returns to Wachs Arena next Friday and Saturday versus Concordia-St. Paul and Minnesota State. First serve is set for 6 p.m. on Friday versus the Golden Bears and 2 p.m. on Saturday against the Mavericks.