Sept. 29, 2012
Box Score |
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -
Indiana Volleyball (8-8, 0-4) fell to Northwestern (12-3, 1-3) in four sets (25-23, 18-25, 17-25, 23-25). IU got a season-high 23 kills from Jordan Haverly in the match, as the junior hit .386 on 44 swings. Haverly led a late rally that came up just short in the fourth set.
The Hoosiers came out on fire, winning the first set 25-23, hitting .342 with 17 kills, including seven from Haverly and four each from Samantha Thrower and Amelia Anderson. Haverly added six digs in the set and Thrower had three blocks.
Northwestern took the second set 25-18, hitting .428 in the frame. IU got four kills from Haverly and four from Thrower in the second. Melanie Hicks had seven digs in the set.
The third set was similar to the second as Northwestern hit .409 and won 25-17. IU got six of Courtney Harnish's 19 digs in the third.
The fourth set saw Indiana mount a late rally, led by Haverly. The junior had nine kills and two service aces including three of the last four points in the match. Down 23-24, a Haverly attack went just long, ending the Hoosier rally and the match. Northwestern took the set 25-23. The Hoosiers hit .353 in the set and had 18 kills.
Next weekend the Hoosiers host Nebraska and Iowa at University Gymnasium on Friday and Saturday, with both matches starting at 7 p.m. ET. For complete coverage of all things IU volleyball, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.