KEENE, N.H. – Husson volleyball came up short at Keene State College, falling to the Owls, 3-0, and the Eastern Connecticut State Warriors, 3-0 on Saturday afternoon.
Eastern Connecticut State 3 – Husson 0 (25-15, 25-9, 21-12)
Kate Woods tied for match-high digs along with Warrior Mckenzie Maneggia, tallying nine apiece. Leading the team in kills, both Mary Grace Power and Kayli Doten sent over five kills to help the Eagles attack. Hanna Hembrow set up 12 assists while earning a pair of aces and scooping up eight digs for Husson. Riley Mooers also contributed eight digs and four kills, while Husson's libero, Delaney Chisholm, recorded seven digs.
The Warriors were led by a nine-kill effort on offense by Lauren Notholt and seven kills from Anna Barry. A huge contributor in racking up points for Springfield were Maneggia putting up 19 assists and Leah Sopneski with 11 assists. Jumping up defensively for her points, Caryn Sibiskie earned four blocks.
Keene State 3 – Husson 0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-20)
Accumulating a whopping 23 assists, Hembrow was all over the court gathering nine digs and two kills. Husson libero Adrienne Beatty saved 17 digs, a high for the Eagles on the day. Helping the Eagles with kills was Power with seven, while Doten and Mooers each marked six. Defensively, Serena Laro successfully jumped up for two solo blocks.
Leading the match in kills, Keene State's Ali McLoughlin smashed ten while Jennifer Severino sent over five. Kait West dug 16 balls while Nina Dias and Bailey Wilson hit double digits in assists.
The Eagles will be back in action on Wednesday, September 19th hosting Southern Maine at 7:00 p.m.