MISSOULA, Mont. - Northern Arizona volleyball fell 3-0 to Montana at the West Auxiliary Gym on Friday. The Lumberjacks were downed by sets of 25-18, 25-19, and 25-23.
NAU (4-10, 1-4 BSC) dropped its third-consecutive conference match with a season-low hitting percentage of .009 in Big Sky competition. The Lumberjacks ran into the outstanding play of senior middle blocker Jaimie Thibeault who hit .562 for the match.
Thibeault converted on 16 attacks for a game-high 11 kills.
Montana won its second straight match to improve to 7-10 overall. The Grizzlies evened their Big Sky Conference mark at 3-3.
The Lumberjacks dropped to 1-4 in league play as Montana hit .229 over the course of the entire match. The women were led by outside hitter Lauren Campbell who totaled five kills and a .235 hitting percentage.
NAU will be back in action on Saturday when they face Montana State at 6 p.m. in Bozeman, Mont.