Women's Volleyball Falls to American Int'l in Five-Set Heartbreaker on Senior Day

BOX SCORE

When and Where: November 16, 2019 – Manchester, N.H. (Stan Spirou Field House)
Score: American International College 3, Southern New Hampshire University 2
Records: AIC 13-16 (10-3 NE10), SNHU 14-12 (6-6 NE10)

Senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz.) turned in a team-best 12 kills and sophomore Ramona Fontaine (Chelsea, Mass.) matched her career high with 10 kills, but the Southern New Hampshire University women's volleyball team dropping a heart-breaking 3-2 decision against American International College on Saturday afternoon at the Stan Spirou Field House. Set scores were 25-20, 25-20, 17-25, 22-25, 15-13.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS
  • Lippincott – 12 kills
  • Fontaine – 10 kills, .261 hitting, 5 blocks
  • Freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil)– 8 kills, 10 digs
  • Freshman Grace Pierce (Fairfax, Va.) – 7 kills, .267 hitting, 4 digs, 6 blocks
  • Senior Joanne Coffey (Merrimack, N.H.) – 12 assists, 5 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks
  • Sophomore Michaela Choate (Nashua, N.H.) – 4 kill, three blocks
  • Junior Gabrielle Woodson (Melbourne, Fla.) – 3 aces, 12 digs
  • Freshman Ainsley Knox (Houston, Texas) – 16 assists, 6 digs
  • Freshman Angela Crosetti (Puebla, Mexico) – 30 digs, four assists
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
  • The Yellow Jackets outhit the Penmen in three of the five sets, as well as .188-.147 for the match.
NOTES
  • After winning eight of 10, including six of seven and three straight, Southern New Hampshire has now dropped three-in-a-row.
  • With one match 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 26 matches of the season since 2014 when it began the year 17-9.
WHAT'S NEXT
  • The Penmen are back in action Sunday (Nov. 17) at 10:30 a.m. when they play host to Southern Connecticut State University at the Stan Spirou Field House.

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