Women's Volleyball Aces Their Way Past Johnson and Lyndon

Women's Volleyball Aces Their Way Past Johnson and Lyndon

JOHNSON, Vermont - The Husson women's volleyball team defeated Johnson State, 3-0 (25-4, 25-7, 25-8) and Lyndon State, 3-0 (25-7, 25-11, 25-6) in two North Atlantic Conference (NAC) matchups on Saturday in Carter Gymnasium.

The Eagles improve to 11-8 (2-0 NAC) while the Johnson Badgers drop 0-11 (0-3 NAC) and the Lyndon Hornets drop to 1-10 (1-2 NAC).

Husson vs. Johnson (25-4, 25-7, 25-8)

Husson achieved a major accomplishment in their match against Johnson as they set the record for most aces in a volleyball match with 36. Individually, senior, Nia Arranaga recorded the second most aces in a Husson volleyball match with 13 while also recording her 250th career ace as an Eagle.

In the win, Arranaga held the Eagles with five kills, one blocking solo and 13 serving aces. Lindsay Chapman also contributed with 11 aces, four kills and one dig. Defensively, Hanna Hembrow commanded the court, after tallying 14 assists in the team's total of 22. Hembrow also recorded two digs and four serving aces.

Also contributing in the Eagles tenth win of the season, Mary Grace Power with six kills and four serving aces, Kaitlyn Woods with five kills, and Riley Mooers with three kills, three serving aces, four assists and one dig.  

The Eagles overpowered the Badgers while dominating  in kills (23-4), assists (22-4) and serving aces (36-3).

Husson vs. Lyndon (25-7, 25-11, 25-6)

In their second match of the day, Mooers recorded five kills, seven assists, five serving aces and three digs. Chapman tallied four serving aces, five kills and one dig while Power recorded four servings aces, nine kills, two digs and one assist. Delaney Chisholm contributed in the win with three serving aces and two digs. Arranaga also added five kills, three serving aces and two digs.

Hembrow added another 13 assists to her career total which gives her 297 assists, so far, on the 2017-18 season. At the end of 16-17 season, she had recorded a total of 500 assists as a freshman setter.

Husson outpaced the Hornets in kills (30-4), assists (27-3) and serving aces (24-1).

The Eagles will return to the court on Wednesday, October 4 at Colby College for a 7:00 p.m. non-conference matchup.