Teams: Volleyball: Schedule & Results
MIDDLEBURY OUTLASTS JUMBOS FOR NESCAC
COLLEGE WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL FINAL SCORE
Middlebury 3, Tufts 1 (30-24, 21-30, 30-27, 30-19)
At Medford, MA
Sunday, October 7, 2007
|Stacy Filocco had 15 kills and 25 digs in
four games for Tufts against Middlebury
MEDFORD -- Tufts and Middlebury were tied 1-1 after two
games in their NESCAC volleyball match on Sunday at Cousens Gymnasium,
but the Panthers had the legs to earn a 3-1 victory over the Jumbos.
Tufts had played Amherst at Cousens on Saturday, while Middlebury last
played on Friday against Colby-Sawyer.
The Jumbos dropped to 8-11 overall and 1-2 in NESCAC.
The loss was their third straight and fifth in six games. Middlebury
(10-6 overall) moved up to fifth place in the league with a 2-1 mark.
The Panthers won their second in a row and third out of the last four.
Junior Stacy Filocco (Olney, MD) had a strong day
for the Jumbos, hitting .293 on offense with 15 kills and just three
errors in 41 attempts. She also had 25 digs and two block assists.
Senior captain Katie Wysham (Spokane, WA) also reached
double-figures in kills (10) and was again a force at the net
defensively with five solo blocks and three assists for eight total.
Junior Maya Ripecky (Chicago, IL) was solid on defense with 18
digs and just one error in 22 passing attempts.
The Jumbos will look to get back on track with a
non-conference match at Brandeis on Tuesday before heading to Amherst
next weekend for conference matches against Trinity and Wesleyan.