NEW ULM – The Minnesota Morris volleyball team (13-10, 6-0 UMAC) tallied a sweep (25-13, 25-16, 25-23) of Martin Luther (4-21, 2-4 UMAC) Tuesday night.HOW IT
Leading 8-7 early in the first set, the Cougars used an 11-2 run to take a 19-9 lead over the Knights. UMN Morris then finished off the first set with a 25-13 victory. The second set saw the Cougars build a 12-6 lead en route to a 25-16 win.
The two teams went back-and-forth in the third set with the score tied at 18-18. The Cougars then were able to hold off the Vikings down the stretch and picked up a 25-23 victory to complete the sweep.
Brenna Tinjum recorded 11 kills and three aces to lead the Cougars, Tori Everson had kills with 11, while Layne Herrmann dished out 37 assists. Alyssa Ukestad recorded 15 digs.
The Cougars have won six-straight matches, which includes four-straight sweeps.
MORRIS – The Minnesota Morris men’s soccer team (4-14-0, 2-5-0 UMAC) dropped a 2-0 contest to Crown (3-12-2, 1-4-1 UMAC) Wednesday afternoon at Cougar Field.
After a scoreless first half, Luke Wright put the Storm on the board at 49:07. In the 62nd minute, Chad Anenson made it a 2-0 contest for the Storm.
UMN Morris outshot Crown, 22-7.
MORRIS – The Minnesota Morris women’s soccer team (5-8, 3-4 UMAC) scored a pair of early goals en route to a 4-1 victory over Crown (5-9, 1-5 UMAC) at Cougar Field Wednesday afternoon.
Brooke Lorentz netted her second goal of the season to put the Cougars on the board just 1:16 into the match. Freshman Monica Calderon tallied her fourth career goal in the 10th minute to add to the Cougar lead.
In the closing minutes of the first half, Harper Toward scored her second career goal to make it a 3-0 contest at 41:08.
In the 62nd minute, Anna Kragt found the back of the net to put the Storm on the board. Abbey Fluke put home a rebound for an insurance goal in the 78th minute to put the Cougars in front, 4-1.
Freshman Bernadette Cienik made two saves en route to her fifth win of the season.
The Cougars outshot the Storm, 21-6.