Broncos Defeat Rival Chippewas, Move On To Semifinals

Updated 11/16/2012

Western Michigan 3, Central Michigan 1
(25-21, 22-25, 25-15, 25-20)


GENEVA, Ohio - The No. 3 Western Michigan Broncos defeated the No. 6 Central Michigan Chippewas in four sets (25-21, 22-25, 25-15, 25-20) in quarterfinal action at the 2012 MAC Volleyball Tournament at SPIRE Institute.

Ali Gossen led the Broncos with 17 kills. As a team, Western Michigan hit .309 in the match and out-blocked CMU 7-6. MAC Defensive Player of the Year Lena Oliver recorded 16 digs. Val DeWeerd and Kaitlyn McIntyre led the Chippewas with 13 kills each, and Central Michigan hit .196 as a club.
Western Michigan advances to play the winner of No. 2 Bowling Green and No. 7 Eastern Michigan on Saturday at 5:00 p.m.