Nanook Volleyball team earns seventh consecutive win with 5-set victory over Simon Fraser

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Alaska Nanook Volleyball team extended their historic winning streak in dramatic fashion last night.
Let's take you back to the end of the fifth and final set against Simon Fraser.
That was the end of a dramatic, back and forth contest between these two teams that saw the Nanooks come out on top 3 sets to 2.
The Nooks won the first set 28-26 but Simon Fraser responded with a 25-13 win in the second.
They traded wins again with the Nooks taking the third set 25-23 and the Clan winning the fourth 25-11.
The Nanooks were finally able to put their resilient Canadian foes away with a 15-12 victory in the fifth, securing their seventh consecutive win.
Lahra Weber led the offensive efforts for the Nanooks, finishing the day with 22 kills while Markie Miller finished with 13, including the game winner.
Cate Whiting was in her usual top form, finishing the day with 47 assists while also leading the team in digs with 14.
With that win, the Nanooks are now 10-10 overall and 8-5 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference play.
This was their second five-set victory in a row, and their third 5-set contest since their winning streak began.
We talked to Weber and Kim Wong about their team's record-setting winning streak.
"I feel like I'm in complete bliss right now. It's been a tough road for this program. I'm really proud to have been a part of every moment of it, even the bad moments because it was just a learning curve, every single minute. I know it's going to get better, you've just got to ride it out, got to keep pushing yourself every day. That's what this team does," said Wong.
"Maybe two wins you could say it's luck, but at seven wins it's hard work. And I think you can see that on the court. Everybody puts it in every day in practice and the games. Even people that come in the third set, they're there, they're part of the team right away, they do their jobs. That's what we need and that's what we've got," said Weber.
The Nanooks will have a tough test this Saturday at the Patty Center.
They'll be hosting the Western Washington Vikings, who are the top team in the GNAC, ranked fourth in the nation, and have an 18-game winning streak.
The two longest streaks in the conference will collide on Saturday at 1pm.