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Women's Volleyball

Nine NCAA Appearances 1994 GLIAC Champions

Huskies Host First of Four Consecutive Home Matches Against Northwood, Ferris State

Huskies Host First of Four Consecutive Home Matches Against Northwood, Ferris State

HOUGHTON – With their lengthy set of matches away from home now behind them, Michigan Tech welcomes their first two home opponents of the season as the Huskies host Northwood on Friday (Sept. 14) at 7:00 p.m., and then No. 11 Ferris State on Saturday (Sept. 15) at 4:00 p.m.

Coming off a tense, exciting 3-1 win (25-23, 25-22, 23-25, 26-24) over rival Northern Michigan, Michigan Tech (9-2, 3-0 GLIAC) aims to remain at the top of the GLIAC North Division standings with a pair of home conference matches. The Black and Gold offense continues to roll, ranking first in kills per set (13.88) and assists per set (12.47), tied for first with Ferris State in attack percentage (.230), and fourth in kills (569) and assists (531).

Leading the team into this week's home-openers are sophomores Olivia Ghormley and Laura DeMarchi. Recently named the GLIAC North Player of the Week, Ghormley leads the GLIAC in kills (180) and kills per set (4.39), and returning Setter and Freshman of the Year DeMarchi leads in assists per set (11.39) and is fourth in assists (410). Senior Mariah Sherman is another valuable contributor for the Huskies, with a hitting percentage of .269 and 120 kills. Sophomore Megan Utlak is a standout in the backcourt, ranking fifth in digs per set (4.51) and sixth in digs (185).

Friday's opponent, Northwood (5-6, 2-1 GLIAC), was picked to finish tied for fourth in the preseason poll. Leading the Timberwolves into Friday's match are Colleen Mayer and Mackenzie Kepler. Kepler leads the team in kills (87), while Mayer is the team's leader in attack percentage (.286). Freshman Macy Lintz is the team-leader and ranks sixth in the conference in assists (373), and senior Brenna Murphy leads the team in digs (150).

Ferris State (8-3, 2-0 GLIAC), ranked 11th in this week's AVCA Coaches Poll, enters Saturday's showdown as the four-time defending GLIAC regular season and Tournament champions and the No. 1 team in the GLIAC Preseason Coaches Poll. The Bulldogs are led by returning GLIAC Player and Attacker of the Year Allyson Cappel. Cappel ranks first on the team and sixth in the GLIAC in kills (152) and is third in the conference in kills per set (3.80). Maeve Grimes and Katie Placek are two more players to watch out for, as Grimes ranks second in assists per set (10.75) and third in assists (430), while Placek is second in digs per set (4.88) and third in digs (195).

Opening serve against Northwood is scheduled for 7:00 p.m., and the match against Ferris State is slated to begin at 4:00 p.m. Follow along with all the action through live stats and live video on MichiganTechHuskies.com.