Women's Volleyball Stumped by Engineers

Women's Volleyball Stumped by Engineers
THE BASICS 

Score: WPI 3, Emerson 0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-15)

Records: Emerson Lions (9-8, 1-5 NEWMAC) ; WPI Engineers (12-3, 3-3 NEWMAC)

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018

Location: Wocester, Mass. (Harrington Auditorium)

The Lead: The Emerson Women's Volleyball team fell to the Engineers of WPI in straight sets in Worcester, Mass. on Saturday. 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Emerson dropped the first set, staving off match point with a Lauren Quan (San Diego, Calif.) dig, but were unable to overcome the deficit.
  • The Engineers jumped out to an early lead against Emerson in the second set, taking the first five points. 
  • The Lions fell further behind, coming back to make a late push but found themselves dropping the second set 25-15.
  • Emerson suffered a similar fate in the third set, falling behind early at 14-3.  The Lions fought back, cutting the lead to 6 at 14-20.
  • Emerson was unable to complete the comeback, and fell 25-15 in the third set, marking the loss at 3-0.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Grace Tepper (Kensington, Md.) had a match high 15 kills.
  • Lauren Quan had a match best 17 digs for Emerson.
  • Victoria Nassar (Atkinson, N.H.) tallied her 1000th assist for the Engineers in the match.
  • Kelley Guerra (Randolph, N.J.) had a stong match at the net, recording the block assists for the Lions.

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