Wildcat volleyball downed by Maine, 3-2
Emmy Blouin

The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team lost to the University of Maine in the America East opener on Tuesday night at Memorial Gym. The game scores were 19-30, 30-27, 26-30, 30-21 and 13-15.

Freshman outside hitter Emmy Blouin (St. Albert, Alb.) stood out once again for UNH with another solid performance, recording a career-high and match-high 19 kills and added nine digs in the loss to the Black Bears. Junior outside hitter Erin Walker (Fulton, N.Y.) also recorded 15 kills, while senior co-captain Natasha Otte (Plymouth, N.H.) chipped in with 11 kills.

Sophomore setter Katie Weidner (Warrenville, Ill.) added a career-high 50 helpers and 13 digs quarterbacking the 'Cat attack. Senior libero Jen Williams (Mountain View, Calif.) recorded a career-high 30 digs on the night and freshman outside hitter Toni Barnas (Cary, Ill.) posted a career-high 10 kills against Maine.

The Wildcats (4-12 overall, 0-1 AE) return to action at home on Friday, Oct. 8th against Maryland-Baltimore County. Match time at Lundholm Gym is 7 p.m.

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