Women’s Volleyball Downed by Colby-Sawyer 3-1

Women’s Volleyball Downed by Colby-Sawyer 3-1

QUINCY, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College women's volleyball team suffered a 3-1 setback to Colby-Sawyer Wednesday evening at the Lahue Physical Education Center, snapping a six-match winning-streak.

The Lions move to 6-3 on the year while the Chargers improve to 6-6 overall with the result.

Courtney McCarthy (Merrimack, N.H.) notched her fifth double-double of the season with 10 kills and 13 digs. Ruth Aguilar (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) finished with 24 assists, seven kills, and seven digs. Jenna Meacham (Millington, Mich.) posted a season-high eight kills while Milica Ivanovic (Podgorica, Montenegro) and Rebecca Thorne (Quincy, Mass.) both tallied six kills on the night. McKenzie Walling (Rock Hill, S.C.) collected a team-high 14 digs and Samantha Caldwell (Quincy, Mass.) registered 12 assists.

The home side rolled to a 25-18 win in the opening set to establish a 1-0 lead in the match.

The visitors responded with a 25-17 victory in the second frame to knot the contest at 1-1.

Colby-Sawyer claimed a 2-1 edge after prevailing 25-15 in the third game before edging Eastern Nazarene 25-23 in the fourth to clinch the match.

Maddie Bromley paced the Chargers with 17 kills and 11 digs while Anna Allen dished out 35 assists.

Up next, Eastern Nazarene visits Bay Path September 22 in the conference-opener.