Volleyball Tripped Up by Franklin Pierce, 3-0

Baylee Lippincott preparing to hit a ball
BOX SCORE

When and Where: November 12, 2019 – Rindge, N.H. (The Fieldhouse)
Score: Franklin Pierce University 3, Southern New Hampshire University 0
Records: FPU 12-11 (6-6 NE10), SNHU 14-11 (6-5 NE10)

Senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz.) ripped off a match-high 15 kills, but the Southern New Hampshire University women's volleyball team suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of in-state rival Franklin Pierce University on Tuesday night at the FPU Fieldhouse. Set scores were 25-19, 25-19, 25-22.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS
  • Lippincott – 15 kills, .263 hitting, 8 digs
  • Freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil)– 6 kills, 11 digs
  • Freshman Grace Pierce (Fairfax, Va.) – 6 kills, .308 hitting
  • Sophomore Ramona Fontaine (Chelsea, Mass.) – 5 kills, .444 hitting, 2 blocks
  • Senior Joanne Coffey (Merrimack, N.H.) – 18 assists, 4 kills, .667 hitting
  • Junior Gabrielle Woodson (Melbourne, Fla.) – 11 digs
  • Freshman Ainsley Knox (Houston, Texas) – 11 assists, 3 digs
  • Sophomore Megan Palmer (Prior Lake, Minn.) – 2 aces, 4 digs
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
  • The Ravens outhit the Penmen in each of the first two sets, as well as .333-.211 for the match.
NOTES
  • After winning eight of 10, including six of seven and three straight, Southern New Hampshire has now dropped two-in-a-row.
  • With two matches to go, SNHU is tied for sixth place in the Northeast-10 standings. The top eight teams qualify for the NE10 Championship.
  • The Penmen still have their best record through the first 25 matches of the season since 2014 when it began the year 16-9.
WHAT'S NEXT
  • The Penmen are back in action Friday, Nov. 15 (7 p.m.) when they play host to Southern Connecticut State University at the Stan Spirou Field House.

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