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Women’s Volleyball Downs Saints For Second Straight Win

Women’s Volleyball Downs Saints For Second Straight Win

THE BASICS

Score: Emerson College, 3; Emmanuel College, 0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-11)

Records: Emerson College Lions (8-4) ; Emmanuel College Saints (4-7)                     

Location: Boston, Mass. (Andy Yosinoff Court)

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019

The Lead: The Emerson Women's Volleyball Team traveled across Boston to take on Emmanuel Saints on Thursday night.  The Lions headed back to Boylston street with a 3-0 victory over the Saints and their second in a row.  

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

Emerson
Grace Tepper: 14 Kills, 5 Digs

Caroline Bond: 40 Assists, 4 Kills

Albany Alexander: 10 Kills, 5 Digs

Emmanuel (Mass.) 
Alexandra Mezzo: 4 Kills, 3 Digs

Samantha Carrigan: 3 Kills, 12 Digs

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Lions came out of the gate firing, winning 12 of the first 14 points to take a commanding 12-2 lead, headlined by two kills each from Grace Tepper and Caroline Bond. From here, Emerson was able to control the set, taking the first set 25-16 with the final kill coming from Logan Steenbergen.
  • Once again the second set, Emerson jumped out to an early lead, this time at 8-3.  Emmanuel was able to keep the set close by cutting the Lions' lead to one at 14-13.  Emerson pulled away shortly after, taking the score to 20-16.  After a small run by the Saints, the Lions closed out the set with three straight point with kills from Jillian Kay and Tepper, and a service ace by Bond to end the set 25-20.
  • Emerso came out in the third set on a commanding 16-3 run behind the serves of Grace Hutchison and Anna Phillips.  The Lions didn't let the Saints get close to a comeback, closing out the match 25-11 on a Rebecca Polsky kill.

 

UP NEXT

 

Emerson looks to keep their win streak alive against the Mount Holyoke College Lyons on Saturday afternoon, with a match starting at 1:00pm.