ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — In a battle of rivals, Northwest volleyball outlasts Western in five sets, 3-2. Northwest won by set scores of 22-25, 25-14, 12-25, 25-23, 15-13.
Northwest (18-5 overall, 10-2 MIAA) stayed perfect on the road in MIAA play with its fifth win in five tries. Western (12-13 overall, 4-8 MIAA) dropped it's third straight contest.
The Bearcats swept the season series against the Griffons for the first time since the 2012 season.
Western stays home taking on Southwest Baptist Friday night and Missouri Southern Saturday night
Northwest remains on the road this weekend with matches at Lindenwood and at Central Missouri.