(CHESTNUT HILL, MA) - The young University of Maine-Presque Isle women's volleyball team was unable to pick up their first victory of the season Saturday, dropping a pair of matches at Pine Manor College in Massachusetts. The Owls fell to the host Gators 3-1 to open their day and then lost to New Rochelle, 3-0, in the nightcap.
Me.-Presque Isle (0-5) will not play again until October 2nd, when they travel to the University of Southern Maine for a 7pm match.
Pine Manor 3, OWLS 1 (11-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-17)
The day got off to a good start as UMPI won their first set of the season in the first set of their match vs. the Gators, 25-11. Pine Manor (1-5) stormed back however to win the next 3 straight sets.
New Rochelle 3, OWLS 0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-20)
The Blue Angels (3-8) dished out a season-high 20 services aces to beat UMPI in straight sets.
Kaplan once again led the team in digs (10), while also adding 4 service aces. Alison MacDonald (Sr./Antigonish, NS) contributed 5 assists.