Teams: Volleyball: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS CONTINUE TO ROLL WITH 3-0 WIN OVER CAMELS
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL FINAL SCORE
Tufts 3, Connecticut College 0 (30-27, 30-19, 30-16)
At Medford, MA
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
|Stephanie Viola made her first appearance of
the season on the court for Seniors Night
MEDFORD -- The Tufts University Volleyball team
continued its impressive play on Tuesday night with a quick 3-0 victory
over a Connecticut College team that was tied for second place in the
New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) standings
entering the match.
Tufts has now won four straight. The
streak began with a 3-1 win at Brandeis last Tuesday, and continued
tonight with game wins of 30-27, 30-19 and 30-16. The victory was also a
measure of revenge for Tufts against Connecticut College, which
eliminated the Jumbos from the NESCAC Tournament in the first round last
The Jumbos are now 12-11 overall, the first time
they have been over .500 since they were 7-6 on September 25. They are
4-3 in the league. The Camels, who won their first 10 matches in 2007,
are now 14-6 overall and 5-2 in NESCAC.
It was Seniors�
Night at Tufts for the final home match of the regular season at Cousens
Gym. Jumbos Katie Wysham (Spokane, WA) and Stephanie Viola
(Getzville, NY) were honored before the game. Wysham then added six
kills and Viola, who has not played due to a knee injury, took the court
to serve twice for Tufts.
First-year Dawson Joyce-Mendive
(Minden, NV) led the Jumbo offense with 14 kills, while junior
Stacy Filocco (Olney, MD) continued to make major kill contributions
with nine. Reigning NESCAC Player of the Week Dena Feiger (Long
Grove, IL) finished with 36 assists. Junior Maya Ripecky
(Chicago, IL) and Joyce-Mendive both had 20 digs.
Connecticut College, junior co-captain Caitlin Tomaska (Solana Beach,
CA) finished the match with 14 kills and 10 digs. Sophomore Meg
Christman (Wilmington, DE) added to the offense with nine kills, as did
first-year setter Marissa DeMais (Hillsdale, NJ) with 30 assists in the
The Jumbos will play at the Hall of Fame Tournament in Springfield this
weekend, while Connecticut College hosts Eastern Connecticut and Western
New England College on Saturday.