April 11, 2010

VOLLEYBALL COMPETES IN SPRING ROUND-ROBIN ACTION AT NORTHEASTERN

BOSTON -- University of New Hampshire volleyball team competed in a round-robin tournament at Northeastern on Saturday. The Wildcats played matches against the host Huskies as well as Boston College and Rhode Island.The team went 2-1 (6-3 overall in sets) in round-robin play with wins over BC (3-0: 25-15, 25-23 and 15-10) and URI (2-1: 18-25, 25-16 and 15-10) as well as a loss to Northeastern (1-2: 22-25, 17-25 and 15-10).

Offensively, Lauren Laquerre (Concord, N.H.) led the way with 34 kills, a .367 hitting percentage, three blocks and 22 digs. Amy Keding (Northbrook, Ill.) added 29 kills, four aces, 13 digs and a pair of blocks, while Jessy Dick (Lethbridge, Alberta) had a team-high .368 hitting percentage and nine kills and Justine Elliott (Mitchellville, Md.) added 14 kills and five blocks. Sara Heldman (Greenwood, Ind.) paced the offense with 75 assists and added 10 services aces. Defensively, Jayde Huxtable (St. Charles, Ill.) posted a team-high 44 digs for New Hampshire.

The Wildcats return to action in their spring schedule on April 17 at UConn. UNH will play sets with region foes UConn, Hartford, St. John's, Fairfield and Harvard.

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