Men’s Soccer: Yellowjackets 2, Northwestern 1 (OT)
Team captain Eric Watson scored his first goal of the season six minutes into overtime to give the Yellowjackets the win. Huge Roos broke a scoreless tie in the 84th minute, only to have Northwestern draw even on a penalty kick goal in the 87th minute that forced overtime. Starting goalkeeper Dalton VonKaenel finished the day with three saves. The Yellowjackets are 6-0-1 in their last seven and unbeaten in UMAC play.
Women’s Soccer: Northwestern 2, Yellowjackets 1
The Yellowjackets fell behind early and weren’t able to come back for the win. Linley Norman scored in the 4th minute and the 41st minute to give Northwestern a 2-0 lead. It stayed that way until Yellowjacket freshman Annah Schussman scored with just 1:57 to play to pull the Yellowjackets to within one. It was her first collegiate goal. Madison Gutekunst was solid in goal, finishing the day with 15 stops.
Volleyball: Yellowjackets 3, Crown 0
Saturday’s first match of the triangle in Superior was a rout, as the Yellowjackets beat Crown 25-12, 25-13, and 25-13. It was a balanced attack for the Yellowjackets, led by Cami Sletta who had 12 kills, followed by Biwabik’s Anna Ribich who had eight and Calumet’s Hannah Goggleye who finished with seven. Emily VerWay had 43 assists.
Volleyball: Yellowjackets 3, Minnesota Morris 2
For the second time this week the Yellowjackets needed five sets to put an opponent away, this time taking down Morris in a thriller on their home court. The Yellowjackets are now 3-1 in five set matches for the season. After pulled ahead 2-1 through three tight sets, Morris rallied and blasted the Yellowjackets 25-14 in the fourth set to set up the decider. The Yellowjackets came to play in the fifth, taking it 15-7 and the match 3-2. Sletta had 22 kills and had a .500 attach percentage to lead the way. Ashlee Bayer added 15 kills and Taylor Howe had 14. VerWay contributed 53 assists and had 10 digs. Brylee Colligan led the way with 17 digs, while Karlie Leif had 16. The Yellowjackets have now won 6 straight and are unbeaten in UMAC play.