Lasell Women’s Volleyball drops GNAC pair in New Hampshire

Lasell Women’s Volleyball drops GNAC pair in New Hampshire

NEW LONDON, N.H. – The Lasell College women's volleyball team dropped a pair of Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) matches Saturday in New Hampshire, falling to Rivier University, 3-0, and host Colby-Sawyer College, 3-1, at CSC's Coffin Field House.

Rivier defeated Lasell by scores of 25-11, 25-21 and 25-17, while Colby-Sawyer finished the tri-match with a 25-20, 9-25, 25-18, 25-22 victory over the Lasers. Rivier, which also swept the host Chargers in the middle match, improves to 9-5 overall and 4-0 in the GNAC; Colby-Sawyer moves to 7-7 overall and 2-2 in the conference; and Lasell drops to 4-12 overall and 2-2 in GNAC matches.

The Lasers play another key GNAC match at Regis on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Rivier 3, Lasell 0 – 25-11, 25-21, 25-17

Rivier's Dunster turned in another impressive performance with 16 kills on .452 hitting in the 3-0 win. First-year teammate Sydney Racevicius (Woodbury, Conn.) also reached double figures with 10 kills on .318 hitting. The Raiders collected one solo block and 12 block assists in the match.

Lasell was led by senior Olivia Addington (Orange, Calif.) and first-year Kiana Perez (Juncos, P.R.) who had 11 kills apiece. Sophomore libero Allie Jo Amos (Prescott, Ariz.) collected 12 digs.

Colby-Sawyer 3,  Lasell 1 – 25-20, 9-25, 25-18, 25-22

Courtney Murray paced the Chargers' offense with 14 kills. Junior Naarah Cox (Boston, Mass.) hit .438 to finish with 10 kills. Anna Allen had 32 assists, 14 digs and seven kills on .583 hitting. Morgan Flynn had a match best 22 digs.

Lasell received an impressive 23 kills from Kiana Perez. She also had 17 digs and three aces. Olivia Addington reached double figures once again to finish with a double-double of 10 kills and 16 digs. First-year setter Jess Langan (Burnt Hills, N.Y.) posted a match-high 38 assists.

(Courtesy of Colby-Sawyer Sports Information)

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