STONY BROOK, N.Y. – The University of New Hampshire women’s volleyball team to was defeated by Stony Brook, 3-1 on Sunday afternoon in America East action at the SBU Sports Complex. The game scores were 29-31, 16-30, 30-21 and 25-30.
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Senior captain Sarah Rehn (Oceanside, Calif.) and junior outside hitter Emmy Blouin (St. Albert, Alberta) each notched 16 kills apiece to lead the Wildcats offense. Blouin totaled a .268 hitting percentage, while Rehn chipped in with nine digs in the losing cause. Junior middle blocker Jessica Compton (Woodridge, Ill.) also turned in a solid performance with 15 kills against the Seawolves.
Sophomore Lucia Bridova (Bratislava, Slovakia) and freshman Kate Uitti (Pinckney, Mich.) split the setting duties, posting 19 and 32 assists respectively.
Freshman middle blocker Lindsay Fogarty (Pleasanton, Calif.) amassed a career-high eight kills to go along with four blocks. Freshman libero Alyse Lahti (Pepper Pike, Ohio) led the Wildcat defense with 24 digs.
UNH battled back in Game 1 to tie the score at 29-29 on three straight kills by Compton, starting down 12-2 to start the opening frame. Stony Brook went on to score the next two points to close out the game. The Wildcats began Game 3 on a strong note posting a 9-2 lead to start that game, Rehn led the ‘Cats in that game with five kills and a .833 hitting percentage. Blouin paced the ‘Cats statistically in Game 3 with six kills, hitting at a .364 clip. UNH hit .469 in the third game with 19 kills to its credit.
UNH (4-12 overall, 0-2 America East) return to the court with a home match on Friday, Oct. 6 against Central Connecticut. Match time at Lundholm Gym is 7 p.m. UNH then resumes America East conference play on Sunday, Oct. 8 at Binghamton in Vestal, N.Y. (1 p.m.).