BEVERLY, Mass. - The Endicott College women's volleyball team defeated Salve Regina University, 3-0, in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament semifinals by scores of 25-9, 25-21, 25-10 on Thursday night in MacDonald Gymnasium.
Madison Lee (Dover, Fla.) and Nicole Karabaich (Greenlawn, N.Y.) led the Seahawks attack with five kills each while Meredith Arancio (Oradell, N.J.) notched 10 assists. Katie Linekin (Ridgefield, Conn.) totalled 10 digs to lead the Seahawks defensivley while senior captain Annie Donahue (Chelmsford, Mass.) knocked in four kills. Donahue finishes her Seahawks career ranked third all-time in program history for career kills (969) and third all-time in total career blocks (229).
Amanda Gilbert (Hopkinton, Mass.) and Nicole Winkler (Southborough, Mass.) paced the Gulls with 10 kills apiece.
Remi Quesnelle (Sunderland, Mass.) also added eight kills, four service aces, six digs, and one block assist, while Colleen McAvoy (Coventry, Conn.) had six kills on eight swings (.625), three service aces, and three blocks (one solo) to aid Endicott in the victory.
Meanwhile, Zoey Gifford (Natick, Mass.) ran the offense behind a match-high 31 assists and Mackenzie Kennedy (Andover, Mass.) guided the defense via a match-high 18 digs.
First-seeded Endicott (22-7) will host second-seeded Roger Williams (15-13) in the CCC Championship on Saturday, November 9, at 2 p.m. Fourth-seeded Salve Regina saw its 2019 season come to a close at 14-15 overall.