VESTAL, N.Y. – Seniors Lindsay Fogarty (Pleasanton, Calif.) and Kirsten Bates (Calgary, Alberta) registered 12 and 10 kills, respectively, to lift the University of New Hampshire volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of Binghamton University on Sunday afternoon at West Gym.

The Wildcats improve to 10-14, 2-5 America East. Binghamton is now 11-13, 3-4 AE.

Bates hit at a .219 clip and added nine digs, while Fogarty added eight digs and hit at a .150 mark. In addition to Bates and Fogarty, Sara Heldman (Greenwood, Ind.) lead the way defensively with 22 digs, while Kate Uitti (Pinckney, Mich.) dished out 30 assists.

Play was even early in the first set with the score tied at 16-16, until three-straight Wildcat points made it 19-16. The Bearcats called timeout and coming out of the stoppage rattled off a pair, which prompted a Wildcat timeout. New Hampshire regrouped and closed out the set on a 6-2 run to capture the set 25-20. In the second set the teams were knotted at 11-11 before an 8-2 spurt made it 19-13.Binghamton would close the gap, but could not come all the way back as the Wildcats won the set, 25-18. New Hampshire hit at a .243 clip with 13 kills in the set. With the third set tied 10-10, UNH finished off the match by notching 15 of the final 22 points. In the set, the Wildcats had 12 kills and took advantage of seven Bearcat errors.

UNH returns to action on Friday, Nov. 6 at Hartford. Match time is 6 p.m. in West Hartford, Conn. The Wildcats return home on Saturday, Nov. 14 against Stony Brook (7 p.m.).

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