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Women's Volleyball Slips Up At Newbury, 3-1

Women's Volleyball Slips Up At Newbury, 3-1

THE BASICS
Score:
Newbury College 3, Dean College 1
Records: Dean College (12-14, 3-6 NECC), Newbury College (3-17, 1-8 NECC)
Location: Pappas Gymnasium, Brookline, Mass.
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM

THE LEAD:
Newbury College raced out to a commanding 2-0 lead after the first two sets and eventually held on for a 3-1 win over Dean College in women's volleyball action on Saturday afternoon.

The win for the Nighthawks snaps an 11-match losing streak and gives them their first conference win of the season.

HOW IT HAPPENED:
After falling behind after losses of 25-21 and 25-22, the Bulldogs answered back by taking the third set, 25-16.

Any hopes of a comeback for Dean were dashed when Newbury recorded the final three points on back-to-back-to-back kills, capped by the match-sealing one from Ruby Bryant.

The Bulldogs were paced by Kait Anderson (Clinton, Conn.) who totaled a match-best 15 kills, 11 digs and five service aces, while Samantha Trullo (Chelmsford, Mass.) added eight kills and 16 digs.

Melanie Rios-Nevarez (Alta Vega, Puerto Rico) five kills, seven digs and 15 assists for Dean and Nicole Defosses (Colorado Springs, Colo.) ended with 20 assists.