September 11, 2004
Eagles fall to #23 Northwood
#23 Northwood 3, USI 1
WHEELING, W.V.—The University of Southern Indiana volleyball team lost its second consecutive match Saturday afternoon, this time in four games to No. 23 Northwood University.
USI (6-3) overcame a sluggish start to take the first game, 30-25, but lost the next three 30-24, 30-25, 30-28.
The Screaming Eagles were led by junior middle blocker Laura Ellerbusch (Newburgh, Indiana) and sophomore outside hitter Chelse Doubler (Griffin, Indiana). Ellerbusch had a team-leading 15 kills, while Doubler recorded 12 kills and a .458 attacking percentage.
Senior defensive specialist Kristine Wheeler (Indianapolis, Indiana) and freshman libero Eva Kieffer (Mt. Carmel, Indiana) each had 10 digs to lead the Eagles defensively.
USI plays No. 12 Grand Valley State University at 5 p.m. (CDT) to conclude the Great Lakes Region Crossover.
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