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Wed, Sep. 28, 2011

Midland University earned their seventh straight victory beating Nebraska Wesleyan University in three sets (25-16, 25-18, 31-29) on Wednesday. With the conference win, Midland exceeds last season's GPAC win total and matches last season's overall win total. 

"We did a great job of playing with intensity early," said Paul Giesselmann, Midland University head volleyball coach. "We responded well late in the game and kept our composure in a harsh environment. We are excited to get ready for another big game on Saturday."

Ashley Wheeler led the Warriors in kills with 13 while Katie Dettmer added 9. Becca Gradoville had 23 digs, and Megan Farley added 11 digs. Farley also added 37 set assists in the win.

The win lifts the Warriors to 5-0 in GPAC play and 13-5 on the season. Midland University will host conference opponent Northwestern College in Fremont, Neb., on Saturday, Oct. 1. First serve is set for 3:00 p.m.