By Hailey Palmer The No. 5 Western women’s volleyball team secured the Great Northwest Athletic Conference title in its 3-set sweep of No. 13 Northwest Nazarene University on Thursday, Nov. 16. The Vikings entered the match in a tie for first place in the GNAC with the Nighthawks. Western defeated Northwest Nazarene 25-22, 25-21 and 25-19 in straight sets to secure the GNAC title and its 17th consecutive victory. This story will be updated.