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Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 14, 2006
MEDFORD, Mass. --- Tufts University, the team Colby College beat in the NCAA Division III Tournament and in the New England Small College Athletic Conference tournament title match a year ago, came up with a 3-0 win over the Mules in league play on Saturday.
The Jumbos won 30-21, 30-22, 30-28 in improving to 17-5 overall and 4-2 in the league. Colby fell to 11-12 and 2-4 in conference play.
Kelli Harrison had 20 kills to lead the Jumbos.
Meredith Lawler paced Colby with 11 kills, while setter Jenny Lawrence had 28 assists and 12 defensive digs. Jessie Prentice had eight kills and 13 digs, Kendall Kirby finished with 27 digs, Carlie Minichino had 13 digs and Megan Conroy had four service aces and 12 digs.
Colby will play its final home match of the season this Wednesday at 7 p.m. against Bates College in conference play.