The Eagles dropped their Saturday afternoon match against Northern Michigan 3-1.
Ashland falls now to 1-7 overall and 1-3 in conference play. The Wildcats improved to 4-5, and keep their GLIAC spotless with a 3-0 record.
In the first set the Eagles went up 10-5. Samantha Zuber led the Eagles offensively. She recorded five kills in set number one. One of those kills gave AU a 21-16 advantage late in the first. Ashland went on a 4-0 run to finish the first set, which ended, 25-17, on a block assist by Zuber and Rylee Scott.
Ashland fell in the next three sets 25-23, 25-21, 25-20.
As a team the Eagles had 46 kills on 134 attempts. They hit .142 from the floor and collected seven aces. AU had nine blocks .
Ashland plays again on Tuesday, September 23 at 7:00 pm when they travel to Painesville, Ohio to take on Lake Erie.
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