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Kyle Burch

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Volleyball

NKU dropped the first game, but was sparked by an 11-0 run in the second game, on their way to defeating St. Joseph’s 3-1 (24-30, 30-17, 30-17, 30-18) Friday in Renselear, Indiana. Kristin Koralewski led the Norse collecting 21 digs, 17 kills and a .467 hitting percentage. Marcela Cunha also pitched in with 60 assists and 7 digs in the victory. Senior Nicole Salisbury keyed the offense in the important second game as she had 7 of her 14 kills in that game. On Saturday, the Norse traveled to the University of Indianapolis and were upset by the Greyhounds. NKU took the first two games of the match 21-30 and 22-30, before Indy woke up and swept the final three games 30-26, 30-21, and 15-10. Koralewski led NKU with 23 kills, 10 digs and a .464 hitting percentage. Cammi Welter and Salisbury each recorded 17 kills in the loss. With the loss, NKU falls out of first place in the GLVC, and drops their record to 14-8 on the season.

Women’s Golf

Northern Kentucky University women’s golfer Kim Keyer-Scott fired a 2-over-par 74 last Monday to capture medalist honors at the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships with a two-day total of 147 (+3). Keyer-Scott edged Kallie Harrison (148, +4) of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville for the individual title and GLVC Player of the Year honors at the par-72 Timbergate Golf Course. SIUE took the team championship with a total of 615, 17 strokes better than runner-up University of Southern Indiana (632). The University of Indianapolis finished third with a score of 635, while NKU took fourth place with a two-day total of 639. NKU’s Bianca Hutton also earned All-GLVC honors with a score of 156, which was good for fifth place in the individual standings. Men’s Soccer

NKU struggled on the weekend losing 4-0 to SIUE and playing to a scoreless tie against Quincy on Sunday. SIUE, ranked number 11 nationally got out to a quick lead and dominated for the rest of the match. The Norse played with Quincy but were unable to capitalize, resulting in the tie.

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