PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The Michigan Tech volleyball team earned a weekend split in Ohio with a 3-1 win over Lake Erie on Saturday (Sept. 20). The Huskies improve to 4-5 overall and 3-1 in GLIAC play.
Tech won with set scores 25-16, 21-25, 25-18 and 25-15.
“I’m happy with the weekend,” Tech coach Matt Jennings said. “We learned a lot with some new players in the lineup.”
“Our middles absolutely dominated today,” Jennings said. “Steph tore it up. Her and Lauren stepped up big for us.”
Rachel Pohlod set up the Tech attack with 37 assists. She also tallied 17 digs and four kills.
“Rachel adds a lot of athleticism to our setter position,” added Jennings. “She scores points at the net, on the serve, and is also so solid on defense.”
Sara Aultz led the Storm (2-7, 0-4 GLIAC) with a match-high 13 kills. Samantha Knepley had 35 assists, while Kathryn Ferry added 12 digs.
The Huskies continue road play on Tuesday at Northern Michigan. First serve is set for 6 p.m. at Vandament Arena.
“We look forward to Tuesday’s match,” said Jennings. “It’s going to be a good matchup in a good environment.”
(Information Courtesy of MTU Athletics)