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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Locals power Midland VB

  • Mackenzie Scheef, a Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca grad, and Ashley Wheeler, an Auburn grad, posted kills on sets from S-D-A grad Megan Farley to power Midland University in a recent five-set win over Briar Cliff University.
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  • Mackenzie Scheef, a Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca grad, and Ashley Wheeler, an Auburn grad, posted kills on sets from S-D-A grad Megan Farley to power Midland University in a recent five-set win over Briar Cliff University.
    Scores from the match had Midland winning 22-25, 25-20, 20-25, 25-12 and 15-11. Wheeler had 13 kills on the match, while Scheef had 11.
    Farley set for 41 assists and also posted 14 digs and one service ace.
    With the victory, the Midland team raised its record to 7-3 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action and 15-8 overall on the season.
    Midland was scheduled to return to action on Wednesday night for a match against No. 17 rated Doane College.
    The two teams recently faced off in a five-set decision with Doane winning by scores of 21-25, 25-21, 25-19, 19-25, 19-17.
    Also upcoming on the schedule for the Warriors are two home matches against Dakota State University at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19, and at 3 p.m. on Oct. 20 against Dakota Wesleyan University.
    Midland is currently fourth in the GPAC. Unbeaten Hastings is the conference leader, followed by Dordt, 9-1, Doane 7-3, and Midland, 7-3. Doane has a better overall record.
    Northwestern and Nebraska Wesleyan have 5-4 marks in the league.
    Statisically, Sheef has a team high 244 kills, while Wheeler has 55 service aces and Farley has 807 assists. Wheeler had 223 kills. S-D-A grad Katie Dettmer has 34 kills.
    Taylor DeVorss of Nebraska City is a freshman on the Midland roster this year.
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