The Golden Eagles were led offensively tonight by Amber Meyer (OH, 6-2, JR, Paxton, Neb.) who earned a team-high 11 kills. Doing the setting for U of M, Crookston was Shannon Cologna (S, 5-6, JR, Peoria, Ariz.) who recorded a team-high 18 assists, while Jaclyn Slepicka (LIB, 5-2, SR, Crystal Lake, Ill.) recorded a team-high nine digs.
Wayne State was led offensively by Jennifer Hefner and Tali Fredrickson. Hefner recorded 14 kills in the match and a .667 (14K-2E-18TA) attack percentage. Fredrickson slammed down 14 kills and earned a .520 (14K-1E-25TA) attack percentage. Tali Fredrickson also had a team high 16 defensive digs in the match. Doing a majority of the setting was Diedra Artz who tallied 40 assists on the 44 total Wayne State kills. As a team the Wildcats attacked at a .404 (44K-8E-89TA) clip and recorded eight total blocks (1 solo, 14 assisted).
The Golden Eagles are 6-25 overall and 3-16 in the NSIC while the Wildcats advance to 28-6 overall and 16-3 in the NSIC. Minnesota, Crookston closes out the 2009 season tomorrow afternoon with Senior Day against Augustana College. First serve is scheduled for 4 p.m.
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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).