Walsh (0-6, 0-2) searches for that elusive first win when they travel to Michigan this weekend for a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matches. The Cavs meet Ferris State University on Friday at 7 p.m., and play at Grand Valley State University on Saturday at 4 p.m.
Ferris State (4-2, 2-0) is in a three-way tie for first place in the GLIAC. They have a modest three-match win streak, and opened GLIAC play with wins over Saginaw Valley State (3-0) and Wayne State (3-0) last weekend. The Bulldogs are led by Megan Vandermeer who is averaging 3.10 kills. Danielle Dowd is averaging 3.95 digs and Alexis Huntey 3.75 digs. Setter Stephanie Sikorski is handing out 10.65 assists, second in the GLIAC. Ferris State leads the all-time series 2-0.
Grand Valley (4-2, 2-0) is one of the teams tied with Ferris State for first place. They have won two straight matches and defeated Lake Superior State (3-0) and Saginaw Valley (3-2) last weekend. Betty Ronda is third in the GLIAC in kills (3.39), and is averaging 4.78 digs. Katlyn Wolters is averaging 10.65 assists. Grand Valley leads the all-time series 3-0.
Freshman Gina Kramer leads the Cavs with 2.72 kills per set. She had a career high 17 at Tiffin last Friday night. Kelsey Snider is averaging 2.52 kills. Kaitlin Bronikowski is averaging 4.81 digs, and had 21 at Tiffin and at Ohio Dominican last weekend. Haley Howell is dishing out 8.0 assists per set.