AMHERST, Mass.--The Connecticut College volleyball team handed Middlebury College their first conference loss Saturday in a 3-2 victory at Amherst. The Camels, ranked #8 in New England, also dropped a 3-1 decision to the Lord Jeffs on their home court. Head coach Josh Edmed´s squad is 13-6 with a 5-3 record in the NESCAC as it heads into the final two weeks of the regular season.
The Camels defeated Middlebury College 3-2 in the early match. Junior Amy Newman (Los Angeles, Calif.) tallied 26 kills, 14 digs and a pair of aces en route to the double-double. Senior setter Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, N.J.) distributed 53 assists to go along with 17 digs and two aces for the winning side.
Sophomore Rachel Schroff (Palos Verdes, Calif.) had a productive outing with 19 kills, nine digs and a pair of service aces. Senior Molly Barrett (Medfield, Mass.) registered five blocks in the win.
In the second match of the day, Amherst defeated the Camels in four games. The game scores were 25-27, 27-25, 25-20 and 25-18 in favor of the hosts. Newman posted another double-double with 20 kills and 19 digs. DeMais dished out 50 assists to go along with seven digs, a pair of blocks and one ace. Schroff buried 18 kills to go with one block and one ace.
Ally Terlizzi (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) contributed with 19 digs and sophomore Carly Guiducci (Del Mar, Calif.) had 17 digs for the Camels.
The Camels will host the Salve Regina University Seahawks this Thursday night for a 7:00 p.m. match in New London, Conn.
Head coach Josh Edmed will hold a pre-match ceremony to salute the five members of the Class of 2010.
October 16, 2010