Teams: Volleyball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS EARN FIRST NESCAC WIN 3-1 AGAINST
COLLEGE WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 3, Hamilton 1 (30-22, 30-16, 24-30, 30-21)
At Medford, MA
Saturday, September 15, 2007
|Brogie Helgeson was one of three Jumbos who
finished in double-digits for kills
MEDFORD -- The Tufts volleyball team picked up its first NESCAC victory
of the season in four games against Hamilton College on Saturday
afternoon at Cousens Gymnasium. Leading the Jumbos with 15 kills and
only one error in 25 attempts was senior captain Katie Wysham
Tufts took the first two games 30-22 and 30-16 before stumbling 30-24 in
game three. They won the match with a 30-21 final in the fourth game.
The Jumbos improved to 2-5 overall and 1-1 in the league. Hamilton is
now 0-7 overall and 0-3 in NESCAC.
Two other Jumbos joined Wysham with double-figures in kills. First-year
Dawson Joyce-Mendive (Minden, NV) had 14 and sophomore Brogie
Helgeson (Santa Cruz, CA) had 13. Mendive and junior setter
Kaitlin O'Reilly (Manhattan Beach, CA) both served up three aces
apiece. Joyce-Mendive was also a leader on defense with 22 digs, while
Wysham went up for two solo blocks and an assist and junior Kate
Denniston (Tarzana, CA) recorded three block assists.
Hamilton's effort on offense was led by 25 assists from first-year
setter Kelsey Lawler (Irvine, CA) and 11 kills from first-year Joanna
Fier (Armonk, NY). Junior Amber O'Connor (Pembroke, ONT) had 14 digs for
the defense, while 6'2� first-year Jori Belkin (St. Paul, MN) had two
solo blocks and a block assist at the net.