Volleyball Falls to WPI in NEWMAC Action

Volleyball Falls to WPI in NEWMAC Action

SCORE: Wheaton 1 - WPI 3 (25-27, 25-12, 25-19, 25-10)

RECORDS: Wheaton (16-10, 4-4 NEWMAC) - WPI (13-9, 4-3 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Worcester, Mass. (Harrington Aud.)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton returned to New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action Tuesday night at WPI with the host Engineers pulling out a 3-1 (27-25, 12-25, 25-19, 10-25) victory.
  • Wheaton was led by a 12 kill performance from Adara Hamilton and 10 kill night from Bailey MadrzykJulia Palomba ended the night with eight kills for Wheaton. 
  • Becca Houghton added 32 assists to her career total, while Sophie Wilhelm collected 12 digs. Kyra Mattera led the Lyons with three blocks. 
  • After an extremely tight opening set, Wheaton ran away with the second behind a .393 attack percentage.
  • With the match tied at 1-1, the third set, much like the first, was another tight battle with WPI being able to find enough to pull out the win. 
  • WPI controlled every aspect of the fourth set, collecting the win. 

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 26 against Rowan (10 a.m) and King's (Pa.) at 12 p.m. at Rowan. VIDEO / LIVE STATS