Match 1 Score: Dean College 3, Pine Manor 0 (25-4, 25-10, 25-14)
Match 2 Score: Dean College 3, Pine Manor 0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-5)
Records: Pine Manor (0-9), Dean College (6-9)
Location: Pieri Gymnasium, Franklin, Mass.
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM
A suddenly surging Dean College women's volleyball team swept a pair of non-league matches on Saturday morning, taking down visiting Pine Manor by identical 3-0 scores.
The pair of victories runs the Bulldogs win streak to four straight in advance of a critical stretch in their schedule beginning Wednesday.
MATCH 1: Dean College 3, Pine Manor 0 (25-4, 25-10, 25-14)
The Bulldogs rolled to a 25-4 victory in the first set as Miranda Marquez (San Pedro, Calif.) led the way with nine service aces in the frame.
After Dean won the second set, 25-10, they finished the first match with a 25-14 triumph in the third frame.
Marquez, meanwhile, ended with 15 services in the three set match, tied for the eighth-most service aces in a three-set match in NCAA Division III history.
As a team, Dean finished with 27 services aces as Sadie Homer (North Easton, Mass.) had six of her own to go along with 12 assists.
MATCH 2: Dean College 3, Pine Manor 0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-5)
Dean started off slower in the second match, but the Bulldogs were able to capture the opening frame, 25-12 and then held off a hard-fighting Gator squad for a 25-14 win in the second frame.
The Bulldogs then completed the sweep with a 25-5 win in the third set as Marquez ended with six kills and seven more service aces.
The Bulldogs are off until Wednesday when they play host to Mount Holyoke. First serve is slated for 7:00 PM.