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UWMC sweeps on "Volley for a Cure" night

Klare Kalepp led the Huskies with 63 assists Klare Kalepp led the Huskies with 63 assists

WAUSAU (PRESS RELEASE) - Winning 21-25, 25-13, 25-23, 25-21 UW-Marathon County beat UW-Richland three games to one and again won three to one over Western Wisconsin Tech by scores of 23-25, 25-13, 25-17, 25-12.  The win completed a perfect regular season for the Huskies with a record of 14-0.  It also marked the first "Volley for Cure" night as teams wore pink uniforms and raised money for breast cancer research.

Said Coach Matt Greenberg, "We ended the regular season playing some of the top teams in the division and they really made us earn our wins tonight.  We overcame obstacles that we have not had to face all year.  We lost one of our starting setters in the first match and in each match tonight we dropped the first set.  Both of which forced us to fight through both wins."

Co-Captain Lisa Blume had the following thoughts on the wins, "It's a great feeling having our team come together to beat a tough opponent and maintain our undefeated season."

Notes:   The Huskies complete their season this weekend at the State Tournament in WI Dells, Oct. 10-11. 

                *The team was featured on the volleyball site Cheese and Volleyball -


Team leaders tonight:

Kills:                                                       High School:

Paige Wirkus                    20                      Marathon

Lisa Blume                       19                       Marathon

Klare Kalepp                     17                      Abbotsford

Kayla Powers                     16                       Tomahawk

                                Kelsey Wilkosz                  10                             Marathon

Sidney Peterson             10                     Tomahawk


Klare Kalepp                  63                     Abbotsford

Katie Archambo             11                     Abbotsford


Klare Kalepp                  7                     Abbotsford


                                Jenn Timm                          28                     Tomahawk

Paige Wirkus                  28                     Marathon              


Kayla Powers                  9                     Tomahawk

Questions?  You can call my cell: 715-571-7075

Matt Greenberg

Student Activities Coordinator and Academic Advisor

Head Coach, Women's Volleyball

University of Wisconsin - Marathon County

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