Volleyball Falters at Lesley Thursday, 3-0

Volleyball Falters at Lesley Thursday, 3-0

BOSTON, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College volleyball team fell on the road at Lesley 3-0 Thursday evening.

The Lions drop to 2-20 on the season while the Lynx improve to 10-3 overall with the result.

Hannah Welsh (Derry, N.H.) led Eastern Nazarene with nine kills and eight digs. Kortney Jenkins (Bunker Hill, W.Va.) finished with a team-high 17 digs while adding seven kills and three aces.

Lauryl Berger (Laurel, Del.) racked up 18 assists on the night and tallied a pair of kills.

The hosts prevailed in the opening set 25-16.

The visitors fell behind 2-0 in the match after conceding the second frame 25-19.

Lesley secured its second consecutive victory after edging the Lions 26-24 in the third set.

Anni Abbruzzese paced the Lynx with 13 kills while Ciara Bruning notched 11 kills.

Looking ahead, Eastern Nazarene returns home to square off against Curry in a crucial Commonwealth Coast Conference matchup October 18.