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Volleyball Playing without freshman setter Andrea Lanham, who was injured in pre-game warmups, the University of Findlay snapped NKU’s nine game win streak, Wednesday night in Regents Hall. Kara Heitmeyer recorded 21 kils and a .395 hitting percentage for Findlay, while setter Kelly Byrnes tallied 54 assists and nine digs as Findlay recorded its second victory over NKU this season. Marcela Cunha filled in well for the injured Lanham, with 54 assists and seven digs in the loss. Kristin Koralewski had a double-double with 26 kills and 18 digs for NKU. The Norse rebounded from the loss by defeating conference foe, Wisconsin-Parkside 3-1 on Friday and by defeating Lewis University 3-0 on Sunday.

Women’s Soccer The Norse dominated Kentucky Wesleyan defeating them 8-0 at Town and Country Sports Complex, Friday. NKU was led by Kendra Zinser and Jaime Reynolds who each scored a pair of goals in the victory. Krista Rogers pitched in with three assists as NKU upped their record to 6-2-1 on the season. The win marks the seventh consecutive victory over Wesleyan and keeps alive a 46-game unbeaten streak against conference opponents. The Norse haven’t lost to a GLVC team since 1999.

Men’s Golf The Northern Kentucky University men’s golf team finished 10th at Eastern Kentucky University’s Colonel Classic Saturday with a score of 613. NKU’s David Shearer shot rounds of 75-70 for a total of 145 and finished 11th in the individual competition.

Cross-Country The Northern Kentucky University men’s cross country team took second-place at the Greensboro (N.C.) Invitational on Saturday with a score of 45. Doug Fulmer was NKU’s top finisher (seventh place) with a time of 28:29 in the eight-kilometer race. In the women’s race, NKU’s Anna Moore finished fourth in the individual competition with a time of 20:00.

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