Amber Meyer (OH, 6-2, JR, Paxton, Neb.) led the Golden Eagles offensively with 16 kills and a .237 (16K, 7E, 38TA) attack percentage. Doing the setting was Shannon Cologna (S, 5-6, JR, Peoria, Ariz.) who recorded 24 assists on the night. Meyer also led the team in defensive digs with a match-high 11.
The Mustangs were led offensively by Mary Groth's 15 kills and solid .652 (15K, 0E, 23TA) attack percentage. Doing the setting was Cara Carson who had a respectable 26 assists on the night. Kenzie Niesche led the team in digs with 10 in the match. The Mustangs as a team attacked at a .411 (44K, 7E, 90TA) clip including a .619 attack percentage in the third set.
The Golden Eagles are 3-16 overall and 0-7 in the NSIC while the #14 ranked Mustangs advance to 15-5 overall and 5-4 in conference play. U of M, Crookston will hit the road again to play in Wayne, Neb. on October 9 and Sioux Falls, S.D. on October 10. Match times are set for 7 p.m. and 4 p.m. respectively.
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The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).