Volleyball Hands Babson First Road Loss of Season

Volleyball Hands Babson First Road Loss of Season

SCORE: Wheaton 3 - Babson 1 (25-14, 21-25, 25-23, 25-17)

RECORDS: Wheaton (15-7, 4-3 NEWMAC) – Babson (16-4, 5-2 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Emerson Gymnasium)  

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton took four sets to hand the visiting Babson their first road loss of the season this evening at Emerson Gymnasium . 
  • The Lyons held advantages in kills (45-36) and digs (60-51) over the course of four sets. 
  • Wheaton cruised to an easy, 25-14 set one victory after a delivering a devastating 7-0 run to gain a 24-13 lead.
  • Babson climbed back into the contest however to take the second set, 25-21, before eventually falling the final two sets, 25-23 and 25-17. 
  • Junior Claire Cansler led all players on the court with eleven kills, while Julia Palomba and Cathryn MacGregor trailed closely behind with ten each. 
  • Defensively, Babson's Abby Beecher set a contest-high 20 digs. Stephanie Martin, Palomba and MacGregor recorded 17, 16 and 14 digs, respectively. 
  • Becca Houghton handed out a total 35 assists in addition to a pair of assists and six kills. 
  • The win marks the sixth straight for the Lyons.

THE BASICS:

  • Attacking percentage: Wheaton .131 - Babson .146
  • Service aces: Wheaton 14 - Babson 4
  • Digs: Wheaton 60 - Babson 51
  • Block solos: Wheaton 1 - Babson 0
  • Block assists: Wheaton 10 - Babson 14

UP NEXT: Wheaton will host a tri-match vs. Western New England University and UMass.-Dartmouth on Saturday, October 14 at 11:00 a.m. VIDEO / LIVE STATS