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Lynx Fall to Dean in Three Close Sets

Lynx Fall to Dean in Three Close Sets


FRANKLIN, MA. – The Lesley Women's Volleyball team played their closest match of the season on Wednesday night, but still fell 3-0 to the Dean Bulldogs.. The Lynx fall to 0-13 overall, while the Bulldogs advance to 3-13.


  • Set number one was close for the first half, with Tallin Goldberg serving a five point run to put the Lynx in the lead. Lesley gave up two late runs that gave Dean nine points of a ten point stretch and allowed them to build a 20-10 lead. The Bulldogs had their easiest time of the night, winning the first set 25-14.
  • The Lynx came roaring back in the second set, jumping out to a 7-1 lead capitalized by two service aces by Megan Lorenze. Emily Ball and Emily Larouche put together strings of points to get the Bulldogs back in it and built a 14-11 lead before the Lynx were able to turn the tides back. Neither team was able to put together a run longer than three points for the rest of the set, but the Bulldogs were able to hold off the Lynx in the end, winning the set 25-23.
  • Lesley held strong in the final set as well, battling back in the third set after giving up an 11-7 lead to Dean. Lorenze served another good run of seven points that included three aces, but Larouche brought Dean back with a run of their own. The final set was a back and forth affair until the very end, when Dean took five of the final seven points scored to win the set 25-22 and the match 3-0.
  • Sydney Hart led the Lynx with another double-digit kill match, tallying twelve. Lorenze led with six aces, while Goldberg had thirteen assists. Sari Albury led her team in kills with sixteen, with Anabella Driscoll collecting twelve assists.


The Lynx head to Eastern Nazarene for their first conference match on Saturday October 16th at 2 PM.