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Albany swept Providence to take a two-game lead on the final playoff spot.
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UNH Clinches Playoff Spot; UA, Binghamton, SBU Win Friday

Release: 11/09/2013
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – New Hampshire became the first team to clinch a spot in the America East Championship with a straight-set win over UMBC on Friday night. Stony Brook, Albany and Binghamton also earned wins in straight sets on Friday. Here is a look at Friday's matches with a preview of Saturday and Sunday:

Stony Brook 3 at UMass Lowell 0
Box Score

  • Stony Brook swept UMass Lowell to take both matches in the season series.
  • The Seawolves hit .315 while holding the River Hawks to .147.
  • Stephanie McFadden led Stony Brook with nine kills.

at Albany 3, Providence 0
Box Score

  • Albany swept Providence to hold a two-game lead on Binghamton for the final playoff spot with three matches to play.
  • The Great Danes held the Friars to .031 hitting in the match.
  • Samantha Brostrom had eight kills and 10 digs to lead Albany.

at New Hampshire 3, UMBC 0
Box Score

  • New Hampshire beat UMBC in straight-sets to sweep the season series and become the first team to clinch a spot in the America East Championship.
  • Morgan Thatcher led the Wildcats with 12 kills and a .455 hitting percentage.
  • UMBC is tied with Albany for third-place with Binghamton sitting two-games back for the final playoff spot.

at Binghamton 3, Hartford 0
Box Score

  •  Binghamton stands two games behind Albany for the final playoff spot after sweeping Hartford Friday night.
  • Grace Vickers led the Bearcats with 11 kills and a .400 hitting percentage.
  • The Bearcats host Providence in a quick turnaround on Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, Nov. 9
Providence at Binghamton, 3 p.m. - Watch live on AmericaEast.TV

Sunday, Nov. 10
UMBC at UMass Lowell, 11 a.m. -
Watch Live on AmericaEast.TV
Stony Brook at New Hampshrie, 1 p.m. - Watch Live on AmericaEast.TV
Hartford at Albany, 2 p.m. - Watch Live on AmericaEast.TV

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