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JUMBOS OPEN 2007 SEASON WITH LOSSES AT PACIFIC COAST CLASSIC

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL FINAL SCORES
Pacific Coast Classic
Linfield 3, Tufts 0 (30-20, 30-15, 30-28)
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 3, Tufts 0 (30-22, 30-18, 30-18)

At Claremont, CA
Friday, September 7, 2007

Linfield Box Score

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Box Score

Katie Wysham had 11 kills against Linfield in her 2007 debut
 

CLAREMONT, Calif. -- The Tufts University volleyball team opened the 2007 season on Friday night with two 3-0 losses to Linfield and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (C-M-S) at the Pacific Coast Classic in California.

Linfield (1-1), based in McMinnville, Oregon and ranked #24 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) pre-season national poll, won by game scores of 30-20, 30-15 and 30-28. Jumbo senior captain Katie Wysham (Spokane, WA) led Tufts offensively with 11 kills and just one error in 24 attempts. On defense, junior Natalie Goldstein (Piedmont, CA) led with 15 digs, while Wysham finished with five block assists.

C-M-S (3-0), which had won an earlier match against Linfield in four games, shut out the Jumbos with game scores of 30-22, 30-18 and 30-18. The Athenas hosted the match at Ducey Gymnasium. First-year Jumbo Dawson Joyce-Mendive (Minden, NV) added seven digs to the Jumbo attack along with four digs and a block defensively.

The Jumbos (0-2) will continue play in the Pacific Coast Classic, hosted by Pomona-Pitzer College, on Saturday with matches against Puget Sound at 12:15 PST and against #6 LaVerne at 2:30 PST.

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