By Chris Palmquist
ORANGE CITY, Iowa--Karlie Schut had 15 kills and No. 5 Northwestern hit .320 in a 3-0 sweep (25-19, 25-14, 24-13) over Morningside in the Great Plains Athletic Conference quarterfinals Saturday night.
The Mustangs (12-17, 4-12) were led by Maggie Vondrak's 8 kills, but saw their hitting percentage dwindle from .242in the first to .000 in the second and could only muster .029 in the third.
The Red Raiders (33-1, 16-0) advance to play Dordt in the GPAC semifinals on Wednesday night.
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa--The twin towers of Jenna Horstman and Brooke Wolterstorff led the way with 12 and 10 kills respectively and the No. 16 Dordt Defenders swept Briar Cliff (25-13, 25-20, 25-21) in the GPAC quarterfinals Saturday night.
Monica Boeding led the way for the Chargers with 14 kills against four errors on 33 swings for a .303 clip.
The Defenders will travel to Northwestern in the semifinals on Wednesday.