Volleyball Drops A Pair At Pride Invitational

Volleyball Drops A Pair At Pride Invitational

WESTON, Mass. – Day one of the 2014 Regis College Pride Invite concluded on Friday night in a tournament that featured the Pride, WPI, MIT, Becker, Eastern Nazarene, and Gordon College. At the end of day one, MIT and WPI are a perfect 2-0 on the young season, while Regis and Gordon are both 1-1, and Eastern Nazarene and Becker are each 0-2.

The tournament resumes on Saturday morning with WPI taking on Gordon College at 10:00 a.m., while the host Pride will face MIT at the same time. Becker and Eastern Nazarene will face the respective losers of those games at 12:00 p.m., while the winners of the 10:00 a.m. match will face-off in the championship match at 2:00 p.m.

Regis College picked up its first win of 2014 with a 3-0 sweep of Becker College to open the 2014 Pride Invite. Courtney Mosher (Taunton, Mass.) and Gracie Molinari (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) each registered seven kills in the match. Shay Faber (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) added five kills, three aces, and three digs, while Haley Schulte (Fullerton, Calif.) had a game-high 19 assists and seven service aces. Marilia Ramos (Chimbote, Peru) and Sydney Trusty (Durham, Conn.) led the Pride defense with five digs apiece.

Becker was led by five kills, three digs, and a pair of blocks from Marissa Turner (Coventry, R.I.). Samantha Caouette (Montague, Mass.) added three kills and four service aces, while Charlene Landry (Gorham, Maine) had a pair of kills to go with nine assists, two aces, and three digs. Chase Peterson (Redding, Conn.) led Becker with seven digs, and Kirsti Hadzewycz (Daytona Beach, Fla.) had five of her own in the setback.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute defeated Becker College 3-0 and earned their first win of the season during the second matchup on court one of the 2014 Pride Invite. Katie Hurlock(Burlington, Conn.) led the Engineers with seven kills and Melissa Daigle (Norfolk, Mass.) added six. Shay Feeley (Franklin, Mass.) led the squad with 13 assists and added a service ace and a dig. Caroline Meyer (Easton, Mass.) recorded 11 assist and four aces, while Jenny Wallace (Holden, Mass.) added four service aces, five digs and three kills. Kelly Rathje (Scituate, Mass.) led WPI's defense with 11 digs and also added one ace.

Becker's defense was led by Kristi Hadzewycz (Daytona Beach, Fla.) who had six digs, while Charlene Landry (Gorham, Maine.) and Arianne Chipman (Hingham, Mass.) recorded five digs apiece. Landry and Danielle Robbie (Bellingham, Mass.) registered two kills apiece, with Landry adding a team-high five assists.