Mules Slip Past Monks, 3-1

Mules Slip Past Monks, 3-1

STANDISH, Maine – Colby College (3-5, 0-2 NESCAC) topped Saint Joseph's College (2-7, 1-0 GNAC), 3-1 (25-22, 25-14, 23-25, 25-16) in a non-conference women's volleyball match at the Harold Alfond Center on Wednesday night.

For Saint Joseph's, junior Kelsey Bickford (Somersworth, N.H.) tallied 12 kills, freshman Sarah Quinn (Dover, N.H.) added seven kills, senior Jennelle Thompson (Rochester, N.H.) posted 17 digs, and senior Sarah Dyer (Seabrook, N.H.) contributed 15 assists.

For Colby, senior Paige Hanssen (Earlysville, Va.) and sophomore Elizabeth Middlebrook (Ridgefield, Conn.) notched 15 kills apiece, senior Molly Manuel (Andover, Mass.) dealt 34 assists with seven digs, and freshman Julia Hutchings (Scarsdale, N.Y.) posted seven kills, five aces, and four digs.

The Mules held a 50-39 advantage in kills with a 15-6 lead in service aces on the evening.

The Monks return to action Saturday when they host conference rivals Simmons University (12:00 PM) and Regis College (3:00 PM).




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Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college, providing a supportive, personalized and career-focused education for more than 100 years. From its 474-acre campus on the shores of Sebago Lake, the College offers more than 40 undergraduate programs to a population of approximately 1,000 students. Saint Joseph's College Online provides certificates, undergraduate and advanced degrees for working adults through an online learning program. For more, visit