Monks Rally to Defeat Bengals, 3-1

Monks Rally to Defeat Bengals, 3-1

STANDISH, Maine - Saint Joseph's College (3-11) defeated UMaine-Fort Kent (3-6), 3-1 (21-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-16) in a non-conference women's volleyball match at the Harold Alfond Center on Sunday afternoon.

Facing a 1-0 set deficit after dropping the opener, 25-21, the Monks proceeded to rattle off three-straight wins to pick up their third-consecutive victory. St. Joe's posted season-high marks in attack percentage (.236), assists (50), and block solos (8) and tied the team's 2019 high with 53 kills. 


  • Sophomore Olivia Kent (Ellington, Conn.) notched 13 kills on 36 attempts with two aces and four digs
  • Junior Erin Olson (Stoughton, Mass.) registered a .458 attack percentage with 12 kills and just one error in 24 attempts along with three block solos
  • Senior Kelsey Bickford (Somersworth, N.H.) added 11 kills, five aces, and four digs
  • Freshman setter Hanna Holden (Stoughton, Mass.) delivered a season-high 45 assists with 10 digs, two aces, and a pair of kills
  • Sophomore Nicole Baron (Derry, N.H.) chipped in with eight kills and four digs
  • Sophomore Sarah Quinn (Dover, N.H.) contributed seven kills and six digs
  • Junior libero Madison Provencher (Rochester, N.H.) recorded 16 digs


  • Rachel Nance posted a .435 attack rate with 14 kills on 23 attempts and also added four block solos
  • Luse Lumas added seven kills and 16 digs
  • Heather Harness contributed seven kills, three aces, and 11 digs
  • Beatriz Garrido dealt 30 assists with seven digs


Saint Joseph's will host Plymouth State University on Tuesday at 6:00 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