SEAHAWK WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL RESULTS
Salve Regina 3, Eastern Nazarene 0
Newport, R.I. - Rodgers Recreation Center
Thursday, October 24, 2019
NEWPORT, R.I. - Behind a career-high 16 kills from junior Andee Bender (Lebanon, Conn.) the Salve Regina University women's volleyball team topped visiting Eastern Nazarene College 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-20) in non-conference action Thursday evening.
Series and Streaks
The Seahawks have won 12 in a row over the Lions and lead the all-time series 12-10.
Three Stars of the Match
- Salve Regina junior Andee Bender set a new career-high with 16 kills to lead all scorers.
- Salve Regina sophomore Nicole Karabaich (Greenlawn, N.Y.) totaled nine kills, 12 digs, and a match-high five service aces.
- Salve Regina senior Annie Donahue (Chelmsford, Mass.) struck at an efficient .625 clip for 10 kills.
The Lions led to begin each set but were quickly overtaken by long runs from the Seahawks. A 9-3 run in the first, 6-0 run in the second, and an 11-2 run in the third helped put the Seahawks back in front of each of those sets. The Seahawks wouldn't relinquish the lead in any of the three sets en route to the sweep.
- Katie Linekin (Ridgefield, Conn.) had a match-high 20 digs.
- Meredith Arancio (Oradell, N.J.) led all players with 22 assists while teammate Olivia Noonan (Rochester, N.H.) chipped in 10 helpers.
- Courtney McCarthy (Merrimack, N.H.) led the Lions offense with 11 kills and eight digs.
- Ruth Aguilar (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) had a team-high 14 assists for the Lions while Samantha Caldwell (Quincy, Mass.) added nine more.
- Jessica Caldwell (Quincy, Mass.) grabbed 12 digs to lead the visitors defensively.
Salve Regina (10-13, 3-3 CCC) remains home to host the University of New England on Saturday, October 26 at 1 p.m., for Senior Day. Eastern Nazarene (12-6) hits the road to play Salem State.