Teams: Volleyball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS WRAP PACIFIC COAST CLASSIC
PLAY WITH TWO LOSSES
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL FINAL SCORES
Pacific Coast Classic
Puget Sound 3, Tufts 0 (31-29, 30-22, 30-24)
La Verne 3, Tufts 0 (Game scores not available)
At Claremont, CA
Saturday, September 8, 2007
Puget Sound Box Score
La Verne Box Score
|Dawson Joyce-Mendive was a key contributor
in her first weekend with the Tufts volleyball team
CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Playing a four-game schedule that included three
teams in the national rankings, the young Tufts volleyball team lost all
of its matches at the 2007 Pacific Coast Classic. On Saturday, the
Jumbos were defeated 3-0 by Puget Sound, a team that received votes in
the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) pre-season national
poll, and also lost 3-0 to the University of La Verne, the #6 team in
the AVCA poll.
Against the Puget Sound Loggers (5-3), Tufts lost by game scores of
31-29, 30-22 and 30-24. Leading Tufts with eight kills offensively were
senior captain Katie Wysham (Spokane, WA) and first-year
Dawson Joyce-Mendive (Minden, NV) with eight apiece. Junior
Natalie Goldstein (Piedmont, CA) was stellar on defense with no
receiving errors in 25 attempts and 22 digs.
La Verne (2-2) defeated the Jumbos 30-18, 30-16, 30-24. Tufts got six
kills apiece from first-years Joyce-Mendive, Caitlin Updike
(Manhattan Beach, CA) and Nancy Shrodes (Manhattan Beach, CA).
Sophomore Dena Feiger (Long Grove, IL), playing a larger role in
a new Tufts offense this season, finished with 10 assists and eight
Tufts opens its home schedule on Tuesday night at Cousens Gym against
Endicott College. Action starts at 7:00.