Colby Defeats Saint Joseph's in Non-Conference Action

Colby Defeats Saint Joseph's in Non-Conference Action

WATERVILLE, Maine – Colby College (2-1) defeated Saint Joseph's College (0-8), 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-19) in a non-conference women's volleyball match on Tuesday night.

Senior Kelsey Bickford (Somersworth, N.H.) and junior Erin Olson (Stoughton, Mass.) produced six kills apiece in the setback while junior Madison Provencher (Rochester, N.H.) registered 18 digs and freshman Hanna Holden (Stoughton, Mass.) added 11 assists, two aces, and six digs for the Monks.

Senior Bailey Gryskwicz (Standish, Maine) chipped in with seven digs on the evening.

Junior outside hitter Elizabeth Middlebrook (Ridgefield, Conn.) led the Mules with 14 kills on 30 attempts for a .433 attack percentage and freshman setter Morgan Selby (Cumberland, Maine) notched 28 assists in the victory.

Saint Joseph's opens Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play Saturday with an 11:00 AM match at Rivier University. The Monks will face Bates College in the second game of the tri-match at 1:00 PM.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at