Sunday, August 31, 2008

St. Olaf, St. Mary's 4-0, MIAC Preview

#5 posting 8.31.2008
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At Ripon Augsburg beat Beloit in a sweep and lost to UW Superior in three. Katie Christensen (Mankato West) had 12.5 points vs Beloit. Dani Boner (Omaha Mercy) had 10.5 points vs UWS.

At the Carleton/St. Olaf tournament Carleton beat Martin Luther in a sweep. Annie Eckhoff (Northfield) had 11 kills for Carleton.
St. Olaf swept both Buena Vista and Crown. Kim Smisek (Northfield) had 16 points vs BV. Francis Xin (Ames, IA) had 9.5 points for St. Olaf vs Crown.
McKenzie Moore (Harlan, IA) had 8 for BV vs St. Olaf.
Naomi Anderson had 10 for Crown vs St. Olaf.
Earlier Buena Vista beat Martin Luther in three.
On Friday Buena Vista split their games with a loss to Northwestern, MN and a win over Crown.

St. Mary's finished 4-0 at the Elmhurst tournament. The Cardinals beat Centre in four and Elmhurst in four. Sarah Gardner (Rochester Mayo) had 13 kills against Centre and 14 kills against Elmhurst.

Host UW Whitewater beat St. Benedict in four. CSB beat Central, IA in four to finish the Whitewater tournament.

St. Catherine's lost twice on Saturday in Colorado. UW Platteville beat the Wildcats in four and then they lost to UW Oshkosh in a sweep.

At UW LaCrosse St. Thomas swept both Viterbo and Fontbonne.

In the preseason MIAC poll (and team previews) St. Thomas held the top spot followed by St. Benedict, and Concordia Moorhead.

Hibbing beat Mesabi Range in three, beat Rochester twice by two points, and St. Cloud in three.
Mesabi Range beat St. Cloud twice by two points.
Northland beat Hibbing, Mesabi Range and St. Cloud.
Rochester won three times beating Mesabi Range, Northland, and St. Cloud.

In Kansas MN West lost to Northeastern OK A&M. (plus Friday night high school results). In the Worthington Daily Globe.

Riverland beat Gogebic in a sweep in Austin Friday night.

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