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Volleyball Heads to National Tournament for Fourth Consecutive Year

Volleyball Heads to National Tournament for Fourth Consecutive Year

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For a fourth season in a row, the Northeastern Plainswomen are headed to the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas.  NJC came into the tournament on a very nice winning streak and they extended that streak through the Region IX tournament, winning three consecutive matches to take the championship.  Coming in at the top seed for the north division of Region IX was Central Wyoming College.  Event though NJC beat them in 3 sets, each one was a nail bitter right down to the end. 

Another great note to add is that head coach Mackenzie Chrisman was named the Region IX coach of the year.  She has had a good run as both an assistant coach and head coach, winning various awards and keeping the winning tradition alive at Northeastern.  The Plainswomen will head to Kansas next week to begin playing towards a national title.  Stay tuned for more details as to when Northeastern takes the court again.

(Game Recap 11/5) Plainswomen vs. Central Wyoming College = Won 3-0

Set #1 - NJC-28 CWC-26 (Won)

Set #2 - NJC-26 CWC-24 (Won)

Set #3 - NJC-25 CWC-23 (Won)

Breakdown: Each set almost took extra points to win as it was as close as it gets.  The match brought all the hype it needed to with both top seeds playing each other.  Freshman Sidney Bills led the NJC attack with 14 kills while several other players contributed multiple kills.  Jade Feather again led the defensive play with 22 digs as Mayson Fago and Faith Trenkle each added 12.  Andie Anderson and Allie Schumacher performed their normal routines as they combined for 36 assists.  NJC recorded a total of 19 hitting errors.  Freshman Kaytlin Smart added 4 blocks to lead NJC.

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