CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- The University of New Hampshire volleyball team won the Boston College Tournament, the team’s second tournament of the spring season on Saturday afternoon owning a 5-3 record defeating the host Eagles in the championship game, 2-1 at Power Gym. The game scores of the title game were 22-30, 30-25 and 15-8.
    The Wildcats took both games from Rhode Island (30-15, 30-25) and Harvard (30-21, 30-20), while they split with Northeastern (30-25, 22-30) and lost two to Boston College in the opening round of the tournament (24-30, 28-30).
    Junior outside hitters Toni Barnas (Cary, Ill.) and Emmy Blouin (St. Albert, Alberta) each tallied 29 kills to pace the Wildcat offense. Barnas registered a .236 hitting percentage and 18 digs, while Blouin notched 29 digs and four service aces.
    Freshman outside hitter Kirsten Bates (Calgary, Alberta) totaled 20 kills, 33 digs, six aces and a .260 hitting percentage in a strong all-around performance. Freshman middle blocker Lindsay Fogarty (Pleasanton, Calif.) amassed 14 kills and a team-high .458 hitting percentage.
    Freshman setter Kate Uitti (Pinckney, Mich.) finished the day with 90 assists and 27 digs running the ‘Cats offense, while freshman libero Alyse Lahti (Pepper Pike, Ohio) recorded 39 digs and four aces on the day.
    The Wildcat volleyball team will host its spring tournament on Saturday, April 21st on the UNH campus at a site to be determined. Please check back to www.unhwildcats.com for more information on the tournament.
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