NORTHAMPTON, Mass. --- Maggie Taylor finished with nine kills and five service aces in leading the Colby College volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Bridgewater State in the Hall of Fame Women's Invitational on Friday night.
The Mules won by scores of 25-14, 25-7, 25-21.
Mackie Sewall added eight kills for the Mules (8-12 overall), who also received four kills apiece from Caitlin Burchill (two sets), Kate Bellerose (two sets) and Lily Kramlich-Taylor. Kate Pleasants finished with 22 assists, eight defensive digs, and three service aces for Colby. Burchill and Anna Clifford both had six digs in two games and Emily Varni also added six digs. Ellie Linden had a fine match win with five digs, three assists, and two aces.
Colby, which had 16 team services aces in the match, will play against Wheaton College at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Holyoke. The Mules then play the host school at 2 p.m.
2011 Volleyball Hall of Fame Women’s Invitational
Day 1 Results (Friday, October 21)
Brandeis def. Smith, 3-0 (25-16, 26-24, 25-22)
Amherst def. MIT, 3-1 (20-25, 25-12, 25-14, 27-25)
Mount Holyoke def. Gordon, 3-1 (16-25, 25-12, 25-10, 25-20)
Tufts def. Westfield State, 3-0 (25-14, 25-23, 25-14)
Springfield def. Bowdoin, 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-22)
Colby def. Bridgewater State, 3-0 (25-14, 25-7, 25-21)
Williams def. Wheaton, 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-17)
Middlebury def. Wellesley, 3-1 (25-21, 25-19, 13-25, 25-20)
Day 2 Schedule (Saturday, October 22)
10:00 a.m. - Bridgewater State vs. Smith (at Smith)
10:00 a.m. - Gordon vs. Bowdoin (at Smith)
10:00 a.m. - Westfield State vs. Mount Holyoke (at Mount Holyoke)
10:00 a.m. - Wheaton vs. Colby (at Mount Holyoke)
12:00 p.m. - Middlebury vs. MIT (at Smith)
12:00 p.m. - Brandeis vs. Amherst (at Smith)
12:00 p.m. - Wellesley vs. Williams (at Mount Holyoke)
12:00 p.m. - Tufts vs. Springfield (at Mount Holyoke)
2:00 p.m. - Westfield State vs. Smith (at Smith)
2:00 p.m. - Bowdoin vs. Brandeis (at Smith)
2:00 p.m. - Colby vs. Mount Holyoke (at Mount Holyoke)
2:00 p.m. - Wheaton vs. Gordon (at Mount Holyoke)
4:00 p.m. - Williams vs. Tufts (at Smith)
4:00 p.m. - MIT vs. Bridgewater State (at Smith)
4:00 p.m. - Amherst vs. Wellesley (at Mount Holyoke)
4:00 p.m. - Middlebury vs. Springfield (at Mount Holyoke)