Women's Volleyball Sweeps Tri-Match from Mercy, Wilmington (Del.)

Baylee Lippincott serving in a match against Merrimack
MERCY BOX SCORE | WILMINGTON (DEL.) BOX SCORE

When and Where: October 19, 2019 – Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. (Victory Hall Sports Center)
Match 1 Score: Southern New Hampshire University 3, Mercy College 1
Match 2 Score: Southern New Hampshire University 3, Wilmington (Del.) University 1
Records: SNHU 10-8, Mercy 8-14, Wilmington 15-8

Senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz.) and freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil) combined for 55 kills to lead the Southern New Hampshire University women's volleyball team to a tri-match sweep of Mercy College and Wilmington (Del.) University on Saturday afternoon at Mercy's Victory Hall Sports Center. The Penmen topped Mercy, 29-27, 19-25, 25-17, 27-25, before downing Wilmington, 25-17, 13-25, 29-27, 25-23.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS - MERCY MATCH
  • Pacini – 17 kills, 12 digs, 2 aces, 2 blocks
  • Lippincott – career-high 15 kills, 7 digs
  • Freshman Grace Pierce (Fairfax, Va.) – 8 kills, .316 hitting, 4 blocks
  • Sophomore Ramona Fontaine (Chelsea, Mass.) – 7 kills, .429 hitting, 2 aces, 4 digs, 3 blocks
  • Senior Joanne Coffey (Merrimack, N.H.) – 5 kills, 27 assists, 4 digs
  • Freshman Angela Crosetti (Puebla, Mexico) – career-high 35 digs, 8 assists, 3 aces
  • Senior Brooke Freckleton (Red Cliffs, Australia) – 4 kills, 4 digs, 3 blocks
  • Freshman Ainsley Knox (Houston, Texas) – 18 assists, 10 digs
  • Junior Gabrielle Woodson (Melbourne, Fla.) – career-high 14 digs
  • Sophomore Megan Palmer (Prior Lake, Minn.) – 6 digs, 3 aces
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE - MERCY MATCH
  • The Penmen outhit the Mavericks in the final two sets, as well as, .176-.145 for the match.
STANDOUT PERFORMERS - WILMINGTON MATCH
  • Pacini – 14 kills, 14 digs
  • Lippincott – 9 kills
  • Freckleton – career-high 8 kills
  • Fontaine – 5 kills, 4 digs, 4 blocks
  • Pierce – 4 kills
  • Coffey – 4 kills, 23 assists, 3 blocks
  • Crosetti – 18 digs, 3 assists
  • Knox – 11 assists, 5digs
  • Woodson – 9 digs
  • Palmer – 5 digs, 3 assists
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE - WILMINGTON MATCH
  • The Wildcats outhit the Penmen in the second and fourth sets, as well as, .190-.175 for the match.
NOTES
  • SNHU, which has now won four of its last five, has its best record through the first 18 matches of the season since 2014 when it began the year 11-7.
WHAT'S NEXT
  • The Penmen are back in action Tuesday, Oct. 22 (7 p.m.) when they play host to Saint Michael's College at the Stan Spirou Field House.

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