Saint Joseph's Blanks Husson, 3-0

Saint Joseph's Blanks Husson, 3-0

BANGOR, Maine – Saint Joseph's College (7-14, 3-5 GNAC) defeated Husson University (5-13, 2-0 NAC), 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-13), in a non-conference women's volleyball match on Tuesday evening.

The Monks, who entered tonight's action having lost two in a row, snapped a four-game Husson winning streak with the shutout triumph.

Saint Joseph's held advantages in kills (30-18), assists (27-17), aces (7-6), digs (59-44), and total blocks (8-7) on the evening.

The Monks also benefited from a subpar hitting effort on the Eagles' behalf in the victory, as the hosts tallied 18 kills and 19 errors in 96 attempts for a negative-10 attack percentage. On the flip side, St. Joe's totaled 30 kills with 20 miscues in 116 attacks.

LEADERS – SAINT JOSEPH'S:

  • Junior Kelsey Bickford (Somersworth, N.H.) posted a game-high 11 kills with seven digs
  • Sophomore Erin Olson (Stoughton, Mass.) netted eight kills with an outstanding .467 attack percentage and three total blocks
  • Senior Sarah Dyer (Seabrook, N.H.) notched a double-double with 14 assists and 11 digs
  • Senior Jennelle Thompson (Rochester, N.H.) registered a match-high 24 digs

LEADERS – HUSSON:

  • Kate Woods paced the hosts with five kills
  • Hanna Hembrow notched 16 assists
  • Adrienne Beatty chipped in with 22 digs

NEXT!

Saint Joseph's travels to Framingham State University on Thursday for a 6:00 PM non-conference matchup.

 

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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 www.sjcme.edu.