MTU V-Ball falls to Northwood

Courtesy of MTU Athletics

HOUGHTON, Mich. – Shelby Jones<>finished with 18 kills and 19 digs but it wasn’t enough as Michigan Tech lost to Northwood 3-1 in GLIAC volleyball action Friday (Nov. 2). Northwood remains atop the league undefeated at 15-0.

“Tonight was no moral victory,” said head coach Matt Jennings. “I was happy with parts of our play. Shelby stepped up tonight. I was happy to see her come back and have a match like this. If we came out and played like we finished maybe the result would have been different.”

Northwood controlled the first set finishing with a match-high 19 kills and hitting .326 in the 25-17 win. The visitors hit .135 to win the second set 25-20.

After intermission, the Huskies hit a match-high .233 to win the third set by two points. The decisive set was a back and forth affair that finished with a three point win by Northwood.

Tech had three other players finish with more than 10 digs, Aubrey Havlichek<>(13), Madeline
and Jacqueline Aird<>(16). Haben added 31 assists and seven kills with zero errors.

Sylvie Rokosh< /bios/SylvieRokosh>tallied 11 kills for the Black and Gold.

NU finished with a 62-39 advantage in kills and a 9-5 lead in blocks.

Tech will host Hillsdale Saturday (Nov. 3) at 4 pm.