UNH volleyball spikes Harvard, 3-2
Caitlin Dowd

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team defeated Harvard University in a five-game match on Tuesday night at the Malkin Athletic Center in Cambridge, Mass. The game scores were 30-27, 25-30, 24-30, 32-30 and 15-10.

With the win, the 'Cats improve to 3-12 on the season, while the Crimson drop to 2-7 on the season.

Freshman outside hitter Caitlin Dowd (Portsmouth, N.H.) amassed a career-high and match-high 21 kills and a .264 hitting percentage, while sophomore Emmy Blouin (St. Albert, Alberta) registered 13 kills and 15 digs in the victory. Freshman setter Lucia Bridova (Bratislava, Slovakia) recorded a career-high 54 helpers in the win to go along with a career-high 26 digs running the Wildcat offense.

Senior middle hitter Erin Walker (Fulton, N.Y.) posted 17 kills, nine digs and a .286 hitting percentage. Freshman libero Callie Webster (Mercer Island, Wash.) notched 17 digs in a strong defensive effort.

UNH posted 17 kills in game one with a .317 hitting percentage and a match-high 21 kills in game four. The Wildcats return to action on Friday, Oct. 1 for the America East opener at the University of Maine. Match time is 7 p.m. in Orono.

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