Northern Wolves volleyball swept the weekend Saturday with a 3-0 defeat of Bemidji State from Wachs Arena. The No. 14 Wolves improved to 13-4 overall and 6-3 in league action after the victory.
The Wolves hit .391 in the win, spurred by a .483 attack percentage in the second set and two hitters above .700 on the night. Northern took the match with set scores of 25-19, 25-21, and 25-14. The Wolves tallied just five attack errors with 41 kills and notched a season high 14 service aces led by Ashley Rozell. The freshman rallied the Wolves with six of her seven aces in the game in the third and final set, as Northern went on a 14-point run.
The Wolves notched a total of 40 digs in the win, while Lexi Lockhart and Tori Biach combined for the team’s only block. The Wolves held the Beavers to a .272 attack percentage, forcing a total of 13 errors.
After a close first and second set, Northern broke things open in the third. Leading 9-6, Northern tallied 13 straight points with a score of 22-6 on the board. The Beavers fought back for six points of their own, however the 16-point lead was enough to secure the victory for NSU.
Northern will hit the road October 14 and 15 for a pair of games versus No. 1 Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State. The Wolves will face-off with the Bulldogs at 7p.m. on Friday, and then match-up against the Huskies at 4p.m. on Saturday.
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