Thanks to 11 kills from Abby Tietz, the University of Minnesota, Morris was able to get back to its winning ways beating Northland 3-1 (25-10, 25-15, 23-25, 25-12) on Saturday. The Cougars out hit the LumberJills .237 to -.063.
The only set the Cougars allowed the LumberJills to hit a positive percentage was the second set when they hit .062.
Morris had 61 digs, including 20 from Kaylie Clark and 12 from Emily Auch.
In the first set the Cougars turned a 7-5 lead into a 25-10 set win finishing off the set on an 18-5 run.
Morris went ahead early in set two and never looked back as the LumberJills never recovered after UMM went up 3-0. There were no ties or lead changes as Morris took the set 25-15.
The LumberJills battled hard in the third set, never letting the Cougars get any breathing room. Leading 23-19 the Cougars not hold on, as Northland scored six straight points to win the set 25-23.
Minnesota Morris jumped out 17-4 in set four. Michelle Hanson served 10 straight points, including three aces during an 11-0 run for the Cougars. UMM would go on to win the set