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Golden Eagle Volleyball Breaks Slump, Defeats Upper Iowa 3-1
September 21, 2007

Contact: Mitch Bakken- Sports Information Director (218) 281-8414

(Crookston, Minn.)-  The University of Minnesota, Crookston visited Upper Iowa University tonight and battled the Peacocks in a Northern Sun conference match.  Both teams entered the game winless in conference play, but the Golden Eagles rallied after losing game one 32-30, to win three very close games and the match 3-1.


Upper Iowa had no answer for UMC’s Theresa Crance (Sr., MH, Timber Lake, SD) who broke lose tallying a career high 21 kills and a .576 attack percentage. Cassie Yates (Jr., S, Buffalo, MN) recorded 50 assists on the Golden Eagle’s 55 kills. She also led the team in digs with 15. Caitlin Canton (Fr., DS, St. Paul, MN) helped the Golden Eagle offense with five service aces. Darcy Hageman (UIU) led the Peacocks offensively with 14 kills. Shea Meyermann followed Hageman with 13 kills.


Minnesota, Crookston (3-11, 1-4 NSIC) will play at Winona State University tomorrow afternoon at 3:00 p.m. The team returns home on Tuesday, September 25 to host St. Cloud State University at Lysaker Gymnasium. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.


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