MILTON, Mass. – After a close first set, the Becker College volleyball team could not keep up with Curry College the rest of the night. The Hawks dropped a 3-0 (26-24, 25-18, 25-17) decision to the Colonels on Thursday evening.
Becker's record dropped to 10-14 while Curry improved to 10-11.
The Hawks got offensive production from a number of players, led by middle blockers Marissa Turner (Coventry, RI) and Kayla Dupree (North Bergen, NJ) who tied for team lead at six kills. They also had eight digs and seven digs, respectively.
Sophomore Setter Charlene Landry (Gorham, Maine) notched a match-high 18 assists to go along with seven digs and two service aces. Leading the Hawks defensively was freshman libero Brittany Bullis (Stafford, Va.) with 18 digs.
Curry recorded seven more kills (36-to-29) than the Hawks with a match-high 12 from Nicole Rise. Becker also committed 13 services errors to just three from the hosts. Curry libero Courtney Caroll notched a match-high 26 digs.
The first set was tightly contested with the Colonels pulling ahead 24-20. Becker got kills from Turner and Cheyenne Melanson to tie the match at 24-24 but could not complete the comeback. In the second set, the Colonels jumped out to an early and Becker could only get within two. The third set was all Curry as they completed the sweep.
Becker plays its last road conference game of the season when it travels to Daniel Webster for a 1 p.m. contest.