BEVERLY, Mass.-The Connecticut College volleyball team (19-5) earned a split in a pair of non-conference matches at Endicott College Saturday.
The Camels dropped a 3-0 (21-25, 12-25, 21-25) decision to the Coast Guard but rebounded with a 3-1 victory against Endicott. After dropping a 25-20 decision in game one, the Camels grounded the Gulls with 25-11, 25-16, and 25-18 wins to secure the match.
Sophomore Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) had 12 kills in the Coast Guard match. Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) posted a double-double with 23 assists and 11 digs. Ally Terlizzi (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) added 12 digs for the Camels.
DeMais dished out 41 assists with four service aces in the Endicott victory. Rachel Schroff (Palos Verdes, Calif.) registered a double-double with 14 kills and 16 digs. Seniors Meg Christman (Wilmington, Del.) and Lauren Wise (Oakton, Va.) contributed 10 kills each while Terlizzi racked up another 20 digs to lead the Camels defensively.
The Camels have two regular season matches remaining. Tuesday night, Josh Edmed´s Camels will visit Rhode Island College for a 7:00 p.m. match in Providence, R.I. The Camels will close out the regular season Friday night with an 8:00 p.m. NESCAC match versus Wesleyan at Luce Fieldhouse.
While much remains to be decided in the conference standings, Camel fans can mark their calendars for the 2009 NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal Friday Nov. 6. Connecticut College will be making its fifth straight appearance in the conference tournament.
October 24, 2009