Volleyball sweeps Northland in first round at Auggie Invite

Mike Ludwig
September 9, 2005

Danica Finseth (Sr., Chatfield, Minn.) had 11 kills, 12 digs, four service aces and four set assists as St. Olaf rolled to a 30-14, 30-24 and 30-22 win over Northland in the first round of the Augsburg Invitational in Minneapolis Friday.

Andrea Otteman (Jr., Ames, Iowa) added 13 kills and hit .421 in the win for the Oles (4-1 overall, 0-0 MIAC).

With the victory, St. Olaf moved to three games over .500 for the first time since Sept. 6, 2003.

Audrey Volstad (Jr., Hanley Falls, Minn./YME) had 34 set assists and ten digs and Christine Brook (Fy, Cherry Creek, Colo./Centennial) had ten kills.

St. Olaf plays Augsburg at 6 p.m. in the second round at 6 p.m.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.

St. Olaf def. Northland 30-14, 30-24 and 30-22 (Box)

(Above) Danica Finseth tips over the Lumberjill's Carrie Canfield in the Oles' win Friday. (Below) Christine Brook is up for the block. Brook had ten kills in the opening round win.