Sept. 10, 2011
Waltham, Mass. - The Emmanuel College women's volleyball squad split its two matches during day two of the Brandeis University Invitational notching a 3-1 victory over Bates while dropping a 3-0 decision to Wellesley. During day one play of the Invitational, the Saints dropped both contests, falling 3-1 to Tufts before dropping a 3-0 match to Babson. Following the weekends matches the team record stands at 3-6 on the season.
Over the four matches the Saints saw senior middle hitter Rebecca Stanton (Quincy, Mass.) dominate the middle of the court, combining to slam down 56 kills while hitting .430 from the floor while also recording 10 total blocks. Senior outside hitter Jenna Ross (Centerburg, Ohio) was also extremely productive, recording 39 total kills and notching a .305 hitting percentage while also chipping in with 50 digs over the four matches. Freshman setter Alison Donnelly (Longmeadow, Mass.) continued her solid play running the Emmanuel offensive unit, dishing out a total of 87 assists to average 6.21 helpers pet set. Junior libero Yun-Ting Lee(Cambridge, Mass.) starred defensive for the Saints, getting down for 67 total digs which averaged out to 4.79 digs per set.
The Saints will be back in action on Tuesday, September 13 when they play host to Wentworth Institute of Technology in an 8:00 p.m. match in the Jean Yawkey Center Gymnasium.