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Lynx Drop Two in Tri-Match

Lynx Drop Two in Tri-Match


Hartford, Conn.-- Two non-conference foe's prove too strong for the Lynx, as Lesley dropped two decisions Saturday afternoon in a tri-match hosted by Trinity College.  With the two losses on the day, Lesley falls to 4-14 on the season.


Lesley 0, Hamilton 3

  • The Continentals swept the Lynx in three straight sets 25-11, 25-11 and 25-10 to give Lesley their first loss of the day. 
  • Freshman Maile Counts led the offense for Lesley with 8 kills and 9 digs.  Ashley Keeney chipped in a team best 12 digs on defense, while Cassidy Wygonik had 9 digs of her own.
  • Giuliana Rankin tied Counts with a match high 8 kills for Hamilton.  Dorothy Poucher was close behind with 6 kills, and nine other Continentals each added to their offence with kills in the match.  Nikki Matsuoka had a match high 13 digs on defense.
  • The first set was a close battle early on, before Hamilton spotted a 7-2 run to go up 15-7 and never let the Lynx get within 8 the rest of the way for the 25-11 set one win.
  • The Continentals didn't waste any time and jumped out to an early 8-2 lead in the next set.  After a kill my Counts to break up the Hamiliton run, Jane Fanning recorded a kill of her own to spark a 6-2 run making it 14-5.  Lesley was never able to muster any runs of their own to close the gap, en route to a 25-11 set two loss.
  • Lesley earned their first lead of the night early on, 5-3, but three Lynx attack errors and a kill gave the Continentals a 7-5 lead.
  • Hamilton closed out the match on a 15-1 run to seal the set three victory and match win.

Lesley 0, Trinity 3

  • Trinity College powered past the Lynx in three straight sets, 25-10, 25-12, and 25-9 for the sweep.
  • Jillian Russo, Merceidiz Diaz, and Cassidy Wygonik each had two kills for the Lynx, while Wygonik and Ashley Keeney had team high digs at 11 each.
  • Hareena Johnson and Wylie Boughton led the Bantams with 10 kills each, and Rachel Underwood was close behind with 9 in the victory.  Johnson had a team best 11 digs on defense, while Jessica Yang guided the offense with 32 assists.
  • Trinity showed dominance over the Lynx with 15 service aces to Lesley's 0. 


Lesley hosts Becker College Monday October 15th for an NECC match up beginning at 7pm.