Women's Volleyball Drops Matches to Colby-Sawyer and Amherst

Photo by Monty Rand Photography
Photo by Monty Rand Photography

NEW LONDON, N.H. – September 23, 2017 – The Husson University women's volleyball team dropped matches to Colby-Sawyer College and Amherst on Saturday at the Hogan Sports Center.

 The match between Colby-Sawyer and Husson was a non-conference contest that does not affect the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) standings. 

Husson drops to 8-8 after 3-1 and 3-0 losses to Colby-Sawyer and Amherst. The Eagles return to the court on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. home match against Unity.  

COLBY-SAWYER 3, HUSSON 1 – 25-20, 25-20, 23-25, 25-19

Colby-Sawyer was led by a 16-kill effort from sophomore Naarah Cox (Boston, Mass.). She hit an impressive .361 and got the match-clinching block at the end of the fourth set. Junior Courtney Murray (Quincy, Mass.) also reached double figure kills with 15 and added 15 digs. Sophomore setter Olivia Goodrich (Epping, N.H.) recorded 43 assists. Junior Nicole Olivieri (Salem, N.H.) registered a match best 21 digs. Sophomore Morgan Flynn (Reading, Mass.) had five aces and 15 digs. 

Senior Bailey Cote (Biddeford, Maine) led the Eagles with 10 kills on .364 hitting. Senior Nia Arranaga (San Jose, Calif.) added nine kills and six digs. Sophomore Delaney Chisholm (Tewksbury, Mass.) tallied a team best 16 digs. Senior Lindsay Chapman (Gorham, Maine) collected eight kills, six digs and a couple of blocks.

AMHERST 3, HUSSON 0 – 25-4, 25-6, 25-16

Amherst hit .451 as a team and was led by sophomore Cameron Hendricks (Glastonbury, Conn.) who had 13 kills on .480 hitting. Sophomore Emily Kolsky (Pacific Palisades, Calif.) also reached double figures with 10 kills on .533 hitting. Sophomore setter Adelaide Shunk (Larkspur, Calif.) recorded a double-double of 17 assists and 10 digs.

Husson was led by sophomore Riley Mooers (Mount Desert, Maine). She finished with four kills and eight digs. Sophomore Hanna Hembrow (Milford, N.H.) collected 11 assists and eight digs.