Women's Volleyball Downed By Brandeis

Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports
Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports

THE BASICS 

Score: Brandeis 3, Emerson 0 (15-25, 14-25, 17-25)

Records: Emerson Lions (6-6); Brandeis Judges (6-4)

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Location: Waltham, Mass. (Auerbach Arena)

The Lead: Senior Moira Brennan (Glenview, Ill.) put together a double double showing with 15 assists and 10 digs as the Emerson women's volleyball team were downed by Brandeis in straight sets on Thursday night. 

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

  • Sophomore Grace Tepper (Kensington, Md.) had a match-best 12 kills, while Brennan tacked on 15 more kills to move five assists closer to the 2,500 milestone
  • Emma Barlett finished with 11 kills for a hit percentage of .668 and a match high four block assists with Yvette Cho leading the defense with 10 digs and Marlee Nork dished out 28 assists. 

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Emerson was never able to grab a lead within the first two sets, which saw Brandeis jump out to a 9-0 spurt to open up the second frame. 
  • The Lions started the third stanza off with a bang and tallied the set's first four of five points and held a 7-5 lead over the Judges. 
  • Brandeis answered with the next four points to claim a 9-7 lead over Emerson before the score was in a 14-all lock after an 11-3 Judges run. 
  • Bartlett delivered kills on four of the final six points of the match to give the hosts the 3-0 match win. 

 

UP NEXT 

  • Emerson returns home to host Mount Holyoke and Suffolk on Saturday, September 22 with the first match set to begin at 12:00 p.m. 
  • Brandeis goes on the road to face Bates and Colby on Saturday, September 22 at 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 

 

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