Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

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HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Michigan Tech volleyball staff wrapped up its common season with a 3-0 sweep of Purdue Northwest Saturday on Senior Day on the SDC Fitness center. The Huskies received 25-12, 25-20, and 25-12 to complete the common season 19-9 total and 11-7 within the GLIAC.

“It was an effective way to honor our seniors and end our common season,” Tech coach Matt Jennings stated. “All seven of them deliver particular person accomplishments and affect to this system. The standard of individual we discuss in these seven is excellent. They have been a part of numerous success, and I am grateful for what they’ve achieved for this system and for me as their coach.”

Seniors Carissa Beyer, Lina Espejo-Ramirez, Janie Grindland, Jillian Kuizenga, Grace Novotny, Maggie Petersen, and Morgan Radtke had been honored after the match.

“My entire household is on the town to have a good time Senior Day with me and it means quite a bit to get yet one more win right here on the Wooden Fitness center,” Janie Grindland stated. “I could not ask for something higher. The pep band all the time brings power and enjoyable and the neighborhood members and Little Huskies are all the time nice to see within the crowd.”

“It’s totally bittersweet,” Novotny added. “It has been enjoyable however understanding I am going to by no means have one other match in right here is difficult. It has been an honor to play right here for 5 years and to play in so many matches. There’s nowhere else I’d reasonably be.”

After dropping their first three residence matches, the Huskies received their last six.

Tech by no means trailed within the match and jumped out to a fast nine-point benefit within the first 12-3. The Huskies cruised to the match lead after Makena Wesol and Jillian Kuizenga every tallied three kills and the Satisfaction was compelled into 13 errors. Grace Novotny performed outdoors for a pair of rallies and pounded down a kill halfway by means of.

The Huskies took one other large early lead within the second, 11-3. The Satisfaction did shut the set on an 11-3 run however Morgan Radtke had a kill for setpoint and an error PNW gave the house staff a 2-0 lead. Janie Grindland had 5 kills within the second.

Within the third, the Black and Gold hopped out to a fast nine-point lead and by no means regarded again. The Huskies hit .478 and Meg Raabe put down 5 kills. Janie Grindland made it setpoint and Jillian Kuizenga sealed the win.

As a staff, the Huskies hit .320 and allowed the Satisfaction solely .030, forcing 22 attacking errors. Meg Raabe had a match-high for the second straight match, tallying 10 kills whereas hitting .381. Janie Grindland added 9 kills whereas Jillian Kuizenga and Makena Wesol added seven every. Lina Espejo-Ramirez set the offense with 36 assists. Carissa Beyer led the protection with 12 digs.

The Huskies are the fifth seed within the GLIAC Match and can open the postseason at Wayne State in a GLIAC quarterfinal matchup. The groups cut up throughout the common season with every successful on its residence courtroom.

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