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NMU spikers bow on road

FINDLAY, Ohio – After winning the first set, the Northern Michigan University women’s volleyball team dropped three in a row in a 3-1 GLIAC loss to host Findlay (Ohio) on Saturday.

After the Wildcats (10-6, 2-5 GLIAC) of head coach Dominic Yoder won a tight first set, 25-22, the Oilers rallied to win the second, 25-19.

The two teams traded points in a hard-fought third set before Findlay edged the Wildcats, 26-24.

Northern and the Oilers again traded points early in the fourth set, but the Oilers pulled ahead to best the Wildcats, 25-18.

Anna Aycock posted 14 kills for NMU, while Madison Whitehead also reached double digits with 13 kills and a .476 hitting percentage.

Wildcat Kayla Chosa posted nine kills and Lisa Studnica recorded eight.

Jami Hogeboom led the team with 38 assists.

The Wildcats return to action when they open a two-game homestand against Malone at 7 p.m. Friday at Vandament Arena.

Craig Remsburg can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 251. His email address is cremsburg@miningjournal.net.