Volleyball Earns Split At Pride Invitational

Volleyball Earns Split At Pride Invitational

WESTON, Mass. –After being down 2-1, the Becker College Hawks rallied back to take the last two sets and earned their first victory of the season by defeating WPI 3-2 during the second matchup on court two of the 2014 Pride Invite this afternoon. Becker was led by the duo of Kristi Hadzewycz (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Marissa Turner (Coventry, R.I.), who had 11 kills apiece. Hadzewycz also contributed with nine digs and five service aces. Turner starred on defense by racking up a team-high 17 digs and a game-high four blocks. Charlene Landry helped the Hawks cause with eight digs and a game-high 27 assists.

WPI's offense was led by Katie Hurlock (Burlington, Conn.), who had nine kills and also contributed on defense by adding three blocks, two digs and two assists. Gyneth Campbell (Albany, N.Y.) had a game-high 10 service aces along with six kills and nine digs. Brianna Parent (Epping, N.H.) recorded a game-high 23 digs. Emma Sheils (Shirley, Mass.) added a team-high 12 assists and also contributed three digs, two service aces and one kill.
Eastern Nazarnee College picked up their first win of 2014 in the final match of the Pride Invite with a 3-0 sweep of Becker College. All-Tournament selection Kortney Jenkins (Bunker Hill, W. Va.) posted a double-double of 14 kills and 10 digs to lead the Lions. Joanna Joseph (Brockton, Mass.) added four kills, six aces, and four blocks, while Hannah Welsh (Derry, N.H.) and Lauryl Berger (Laurel, Del.) had three kills apiece. Berger added a game-high 21 assists to go with five aces, and Welsh recorded a team-best 12 digs.
 
Becker was paced by seven kills and seven digs from All-Tournament selection Marissa Turner (Coventry, R.I.). Kirsti Hadzewycz (Daytona Beach, Fla.) added six kills, two aces, and four digs, while Charlene Landry (Gorham, Maine) added 13 assists, two aces, and four digs. Samantha Caouette (Montague, Mass.) led the defense with eight digs.