Women's Volleyball punches ticket to playoffs with victory at Elms

Women's Volleyball punches ticket to playoffs with victory at Elms

CHICOPEE, Mass. --- The Becker College women's volleyball team won in four sets over Elms College on Wednesday night at the Picknelly Arena in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Set scores were 25-11, 24-26, 25-19, 26-24 in favor of Becker. With the victory, the Hawks clinch the sixth and final playoff spot in the upcoming NECC Championship Tournament.

 

The Hawks of Becker (10-14 / 3-4 NECC) were led by senior middle blocker Marissa Turner (Coventry, R.I. / Coventry) with eight kills and four total blocks. Sophomore libero Brittney Bullis (Stafford, Va. / Mountain View) had one of her best defensive efforts of the season, racking up 26 digs. Junior setter Charlene Landry (Gorham, Maine / Gorham) filled up the stat line with 15 set assists, a match-high four service aces, five kills, seven digs and three block assists. Senior outsider hitter Cheyenne Melanson (Sandown, N.H. / Timberlane) had eight kills, while freshman outside hitter Sofia Cullina (Deep River, Conn. / Valley Regional) added 14 digs and four kills.

 

The Blazers of Elms (5-19 / 2-5 NECC) were led by sophomore outside hitter Danielle Redding (Las Vegas, N.V. / Bishop Gorman) with 13 kills, 25 digs and two service aces. Senior setter Carolyn Campbell (Millers Falls, Mass. / Turners Falls) setup the Blazers' offense with 28 set assists. Freshman outside hitter Hannah Adams (Deerfield, Mass. / Frontier) added eight kills and 13 digs.

 

The match was originally scheduled to played at Becker College, but was moved to Elms due to gym conditions.

 

Becker will conclude their regular season on Friday night when they host Daniel Webster College at 7:30 p.m. That match will be played at Anna Maria College. Elms will host Newbury College on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in their final match of the season.


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