Women's Volleyball Drops Two In Norwich Tri-Match

Women's Volleyball Drops Two In Norwich Tri-Match

THE BASICS
Match 1:
MCLA 3, Dean College 0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-12)
Match 2: Norwich University 3, Dean College 0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-8)
Records:
Dean College (0-4), MCLA (3-3), Norwich University (4-2)
Location: Andrews Hall, Northfield, Vt.
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM

THE LEAD:
Visiting Dean College dropped a pair of matches to MCLA and Norwich University on Saturday afternoon at Andrews Hall in Northfield, Vt.

The Bulldogs fell to MCLA (3-0) in a neutral site meeting before dropping another 3-0 decision to the host Cadets.

HOW IT HAPPENED:
Against the Trailblazers in the first match of the day, Kait Anderson (Clinton, Conn.) and Melanie Rios-Nevarez (Vega Alta, Puerto Rico) combined for nine of the 19 kills the Bulldogs recorded in the match.

Freshman Sadie Homer (North Easton, Mass.) handed out 12 assists, while chipping in five digs and Amanda Payne (Millis, Mass.) added a team-best eight digs of her own.

In the nightcap against Norwich, Rios-Nevarez totaled a team-high six kills and Neyssa Franklin (Milford, Mass.) ended with five.

Payne was the defensive star, registering 18 digs.

UP NEXT:
Dean is back in action on Tuesday when they travel to Albertus Magnus for a 7:00 PM first serve.