Courtesy of MTU Athletics
HOUGHTON, Mich. – Shelby Jones<http://michigantechhuskies.com/sports/wvball/2012-13/bios/jones%20shelby00.html>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<http://michigantechhuskies.com/sports/wvball/2012-13/bios/AubreyHavlichek>(13), Madeline
and Jacqueline Aird<http://michigantechhuskies.com/sports/wvball/2012-13/bios/JacquelineAird>(16). Haben added 31 assists and seven kills with zero errors.
Sylvie Rokosh<http://michigantechhuskies.com/sports/wvball/2012-13 /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.