Chestnut Hill, MA - The Gators missed out on a opportune time to gain
ground on two GNAC rivals Saturday, dropping both halves of a home
tri-match, 0-3 (25-20, 25-15, 25-22) to Mount Ida and 1-3 (28-16, 17-25,
25-13, 25-12) to Emmanuel.
The Saints return to Fenway
unscathed, beating Mount Ida 3-1 (28-16, 17-25, 25-13, 25-12), while
Pine Manor falls to 7-14 and 3-5 in league play.
GNAC blocks leader
Amanda Dennis (Haverhill, MA/Whittier
Tech) led the Gators with six blocks against the Mustangs (13-11, 5-4
GNAC) and added 12 kills against Emmanuel (11-10, 7-1 GNAC).
Jennifer Gross (Coral Springs, FL/Coral
Glades) and Rachel Mastine (Syracuse,
NY/Christian Brothers) each went for three blocks in the loss to
Emmanuel, with a Mastine solo block going for the game-winning point in
Game 2. Ally Austin (Hamilton, OH/Badin)
added 12 assists against the Saints, with a Gators 5-0 run on Austin's
serve extending a 14-13 lead to 19-13 and making the difference in their
only set win on the day.
The Gators now embark on a
four-game road trip, visiting UMass-Boston on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Mount
Ida takes on Salem State Thursday at 6 p.m., while Emmanuel plays host to
Johnson & Wales Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Sat, October 18, 2008
by PMC Athletics