DURHAM, N.H. – Senior outside hitter Sarah Rehn (Oceanside, Calif.) tallied 10 kills along with 10 digs to lead the University of New Hampshire volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep over the University of Hartford on Friday night in America East play. The game scores were 30-13, 30-14 and 30-25.
The Wildcats (8-13, 3-3 AE) have won three straight matches, while the Hawks (7-13, 0-6 AE) remain winless in conference play.
UNH freshman outside hitter Kristin Bates (Calgary, Alberta) notched a team-high10 kills with eight digs. Bates has compiled 57 kills in the last four matches for the ‘Cats. Classmate Kate Uitti (Pinckney, Mich.) delivered another spectacular effort in the victory as she posted 29 assists to go along with 13 digs. Junior middle blocker Jessica Compton (Woodridge, Ill.) posted nine kills, while junior Emmy Blouin (St. Albert, Alberta) made seven.
UNH cruised past the Hawks in the first two matches, but Hartford’s outside hitter Hallie Fullagar notched five kills to keep her team alive in a back-and-forth contest during the third game. Fullagar finished with a team-high seven kills as UNH held its opposition late in the game en route to its fifth sweep of the season.
UNH as a team compiled 48 kills and a .297 hitting percentage. The ‘Cats recorded a .500 hitting percentage in the final game.
The Wildcats return to action on Sunday (Oct. 22) with a home match against America East member Stony Brook for a 1:00 p.m. match.