Connecticut College 3, Trinity College 2
DeMais Distributes 47 Assists for Camels
HARTFORD, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team secured a 3-2 victory against Trinity College in a NESCAC match played in Oosting Gymnasium Sunday.
The Camels, ranked #5 in New England battled back from a 25-12 loss in game one to take game two 25-23 and game three by a count of 25-12. The hosts won game four 25-18 before the Camels closed out the win with a 15-12 victory in game five.
With the win, the Camels improved their mark to 12-5 with a 4-2 record in the NESCAC. The Bantams, who are the 10th ranked team in the region, slip to 10-5 with a 2-4 mark in conference play.
Connecticut College head coach Josh Edmed was pleased with his team´s resilience after a slow start in game one.
"The biggest part of the match for us today was our transition from game one to game two," Edmed said. "We responded well against a tough opponent today."
Senior setter Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) dished out 47 assists and added nine digs to rally the Camels in the come from behind win. Junior Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) buried 25 kills and added four blocks in the triumph. Molly Barrett (Medfield, Mass.) posted seven blocks and six kills for the winning side.
Katie Shragge (San Diego, Calif.) registered four blocks for the Camels. Ally Terlizzi (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) finished with 13 digs and sophomore Carly Guiducci (Del Mar, Calif.) chipped in with eight digs for the visitors.
The Camels recorded seven service aces in the match. Connecticut College took a 2-1 lead when Rachel Schroff (Palos Verdes, Calif.) closed out the third game with an ace for the Camels.
The Bantams battled back to take the fourth game. But in the decisive fifth game, Schroff accounted for the 14th point with a kill. The Bantams pulled to within two points in a 14-12 contest but Newman supplied the game-winning kill to lift the visitors to the win.
The Camels will clash with the Middlebury College Panthers Saturday morning for an 11:00 a.m. NESCAC match at Amherst College.
The 2010 NESCAC Volleyball Championship will be played on the campus of the top seed from Nov. 5-Nov. 7.
October 10, 2010