Updated: October 20, 2012 6:10 pm (ET)
by America East Communications
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Victoria Forrest had a double-double and Morgan Thatcher had a match-high 15 kills as New Hampshire swept Providence for the second time this year on Saturday.
Saturday, October 20
New Hampshire (13-10, 5-2 AE) 3, at Providence (1-24,
0-7 AE) 0
(25-12, 25-16, 25-20)
- New Hampshire swept Providence for the second time this season on Saturday.
- Victoria Forrest had a double-double with 10 kills and 12 digs, while Morgan Thatcher had a match-high 15 kills.
New Hampshire hit .314 as a team for the match as Taylor Dunklau handed out 38 assists.
- Colleen Mccollum led the Friars with 12 kills.
at UMBC (11-13, 4-3 AE) 3, Binghamton (7-16,
4-3 AE) 1
The Retrievers earned a split of the season
series with the Bearcats with a, 3-1, win on Friday night. Binghamton won the
first meeting between the two teams on Sept. 21.
Both teams hit well, with UMBC recording a
.293 hitting percentage and Binghamton hitting .254.
The Retrievers had three players in
double-digit kills, with Hannah Schmidt leading the way with 19 kills and nine
digs. Katie Kelly had 14 kills and hit .419.
Kristin Hovie led Binghamton with 13 kills and
Binghamton jumped-out to a 10-6 lead in the
first set, but UMBC responded with seven-straight points and never trailed
again in the frame.
The Bearcats also led early in the second set
(8-7), but UMBC scored 17 of the final 24 points to go up, 2-0, in the match.
Sunday October 21
Albany (9-11, 6-0 AE) at Hartford (8-14, 2-4),
Albany topped Hartford, 3-1, in both teams'
conference opener on Sept. 23.
The Great Danes sit atop the America East with
a perfect 6-0 mark. The squad has won 49 of its last 52 conference matches.
The Hawks are coming off a big win against New
Hampshire, beating the Wildcats for the first time since 1996.