#3 GLIAC NORTH
WILDCATS (23-10 ALL, 15-3 GLIAC)
The Northern Michigan University volleyball team which went 23-10 last season including a 15-3 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference mark, returns three starters and a libero from last years squad and six total letterwinners.
NMU will be looking to develop its young talent quickly as the Wildcats lost four All-Conference players from a year ago.
The Wildcats, who finished tied for third place in the league last year, return some quality contributors from last season including 6-0 junior outside hitter Lisa Studnicka who racked up 313 total attacks and 96 kills last season. Sophomore Alex Larsen also returns for the Wildcats. The5-11 right-side hitter had a solid freshman campaign with 226 kills and 584total attacks.
Junior libero, Alex Berger also returns for NMU after leading the squad with 449 digs and ranking second with 94 assists last season.
Northern Michigan has nine newcomers on the roster highlighted by freshmen Jamie Hogeboom (5-11, S), Kayla Chosa (6-0, MH), Madison Whitehead (6-1, LS/MH), Jami Maus (5-11, OH) and Meghan Seymour (5-8, S/L).