Volleyball Keeps Win Streak Alive With Wins Over Bridgewater St. & Gordon

Volleyball Keeps Win Streak Alive With Wins Over Bridgewater St. & Gordon

GAME ONE:

SCORE: Wheaton 3 - Bridgewater St. 0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-16)

RECORDS: Wheaton (10-1) - BSU (1-3)

LOCATION: Bridgewater, Mass. (Tinsley Center)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College volleyball team opened the day with its eighth shutout of the season after taking down the Bridgewater State Bears 3-0. 
  • Nikita Selivan ended with a match-high eight kills while contributing an assist, two digs, and a block assist. Claire Cansler and Julia Palomba each finished the morning with six kills. 
  • Becca Houghton dished out a match-high 20 assists, while also pulling up 10 digs and coming up with a block assist. Cat MacGregor led the Lyons with 12 digs. 
  • Erin Clifford led the Bears with six kills, while Picabo Miskiv led the team with six assists. 
  • more to come... play-by-play not immediately available. 

THE BASICS:

  • Attacking percentage: Wheaton .204 - BSU -.024
  • Service aces: Wheaton 14 - BSU 2
  • Digs: Wheaton 47 - BSU 39
  • Block solos: Wheaton 0 - BSU 1
  • Block assists: Wheaton 6 - BSU 2

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GAME TWO:

SCORE: Wheaton 3 - Gordon 1 (18-25, 25-22, 26-24, 25-14)

RECORDS: Wheaton (11-1) - Gordon (6-5)

LOCATION: Bridgewater, Mass. (Tinsley Center)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Lyons ended the day with a 3-1 win over Gordon, improving to 11-1 on the season and keeping the teams 10 game win streak alive. 
  • Casey Dinga paced Wheaton with a match-high 12 kills, finishing with a .409 attacking percentage. Julia Palomba concluded her day with 11 kills, while Cansler ended the match with nine. 
  • Houghton added 27 more assists to her career total, moving within one assist of 2,000. MacGregor added 21 digs to her career total. 
  • Amanda Snyder and Jamie Tafoya each led Gordon with 11 kills, while Ashlyn Gergins led all players with 28 assists.  
  • more to come... play-by-play not immediately available. 

THE BASICS:

  • Attacking percentage: Wheaton .176 - Gordon .178
  • Service aces: Wheaton 16 - Gordon 6
  • Digs: Wheaton 61 - Gordon 61
  • Block solos: Wheaton 7 - Gordon 6
  • Block assists: Wheaton 4 - Gordon 0

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in Emerson Gymnasium for a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest against Wellesley. VIDEO / LIVE STATS