CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - New Hampshire won its fifth-straight match, beating UMBC, 3-2, on the road Friday night as part of three America East Conference matches.
Hampshire (10-8, 2-0 AEC) 3, at UMBC (7-12, 0-2 AEC) 2
(25-22, 18-25, 25-22, 20-25, 15-12)
Morgan Thatcher recorded 18 kills as New Hampshire won its fifth-straight match, 3-2, at UMBC. The Wildcats are the first America East team to win a conference game on the road.
The Wildcats stole the opening set, rallying back from a 21-17 deficit by scoring seven of the final eight points.
The match could have gone either way in the fifth set, as it was tied at 12 before the Wildcats scored the final three points to take the match.
Freshman Sherelle Walker led all players with 22 kills for UMBC.
at Stony Brook (6-8, 1-0 AEC) 3, Hartford
(6-11, 0-2 AEC) 1 (25-21, 25-23, 12-25, 25-13)
In the team's first conference game of the year, Stony Brook topped Hartford, 3-1, at home on Friday night.
Freshman Melissa Rigo recorded double-digit kills for her 14th-straight game, notching a game-high 20.
- The first set was even 10-10 when the Seawolves rattled off four
straight points. Hartford got within two at 17-15, but the Seawolves
extended their lead to five, 24-19, before finishing off the set with a
- Sareetha Nethersole led Hartford with 13 kills.
at Binghamton (2-0, 5-12 AEC) 3 , Providence
(1-18, 0-2 AEC) 0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-19)
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Binghamton recorded 13 blocks as a team and held Providence to a negative hitting percentage to sweep the Friars on Friday night.
- Four different Bearcats registered at least eight kills. Sophomore Kristin Hovie led the way with a match-high 12, while senior Iva Partaleva and junior Grace Vickers totaled nine apiece.
- Providence was led by Colleen McCollom with 10 kills.
Hampshire at Binghamton, 1 p.m. - Live Stats | Video
The Wildcats own a 10-9 advantage in the
all-time series against Binghamton.
Stony Brook, 1 p.m. - Live
Stats | Video
Stony Brook hosts Albany in a rematch of last
year's championship game that saw the Great Danes win, 3-0.
at UMBC, 2 p.m. - Live Stats |
UMBC owns a 7-2 advantage in the all-time series
against Providence, winning seven-straight since the Friars won the first two
meetings in 1989.