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MTU Volleyball Falls in GLIAC Final, Awaits Possible NCAA Bid – Monday Sports Wrap

Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

The MTU volleyball team fell 3-0 (17-25, 22-25, 18-25) to Ferris State University in the GLIAC tournament championship match yesterday. MacAulay Petersen and Rachel Ping were named to the GLIAC All-Tournament Team. Tech advanced to the finals by blanking Northern Michigan University 3-0 on Saturday. 

The Huskies are ranked fifth in the NCAA Division II Midwest Region. They’ll find out tonight if they make the national tournament field.

The Tech women’s basketball team lost 69-59 to Minnesota-Duluth yesterday. Hannah Hobson led the Huskies with 15 points.

The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team defeated Concordia-Saint Paul 65-60 yesterday.

Finlandia

The Finlandia University men’s basketball team lost 111-73 to Wisconsin-Stout yesterday. Devin Moultrie led the Lions with 16 points.

NHL

The Detroit Red Wings lost their sixth straight game, 2-0 to the Carolina Hurricanes last night. Jimmy Howard stopped 34 of 35 shots. The Hurricanes’ final goal was a late empty-netter.

The Wings will host the Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday. Coverage begins at 6:40 on 99.3 The Lift.

NBA

The Detroit Pistons entertain the Orlando Magic tonight.

NFL

Dustin Hopkins’ field goal with 16 seconds remaining lifted Washington to a 19-16 victory over the Detroit Lions yesterday afternoon. The game-winning kick came just a few plays after Washington had picked off a Jeff Driscoll pass. Driscoll threw for 207 yards, and tossed three interceptions.

The Green Bay Packers fell behind early, and lost to the 49ers in San Francisco 37-8 last night. Aaron Rodgers was held to just 104 yards passing on 20 completions.

Tonight, the Baltimore Ravens visit the Los Angeles Rams. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift.

Our high school hockey coverage continues tomorrow, when Jeffers entertains Negaunee. The pregame show will start at 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.

Email sports news and game results to mornings@up.net.

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