SETTING THE SCENE: Mount Holyoke College is up against Coast Guard for the 28th time in program history. The series dates back to 1991 in which the Lyons picked up a 2-0 victory. The Bears currently hold the overall series advantage with a 24-3 record. The last matchup was in 2016, which saw CGA win, 3-0.
THE LYONS: Mount Holyoke (4-3; 0-2 NEWMAC) returns to South Hadley on Tuesday after falling to Wellesley on the road, 1-3. In the contest, The Lyons saw three players finish with double-digit digs, with junior libero Cameron Graham posting a team-high of 11. Sophomore middle hitter Sasha Simine led the way offensively with eight kills, while junior middle hitter Jamesa Allen was close behind with seven. Overall, Simine owns a team-best 60 kills and also is the team-leader with 24 total blocks. The Ontario native also is second in the NEWMAC in hitting percentage (.372) and blocks per set (1.00).
THE BEARS: Coast Guard (7-3; 1-1 NEWMAC) visits the Lyons following a 3-2 win over conference foe Emerson on Saturday. First year outside hitter Bridget Boyle led the way with a team-high 16 kills and 12 digs, while sophomore Alexi Deane had 12 kills for the Bears. Classmate and setter Makenna Martin recorded a team-best 27 assists. Overall, leading the attack for Coast Guard is sophomore outside hitter Angelou Dunton with 101 kills, who also leads the team with 92 digs. Boyle sits right behind with 99 kills on the year.
UP NEXT: Mount Holyoke will be back at home on Saturday, facing Emerson College at 1:00pm. Coast Guard will be on the road once again on Thursday for a non-conference matchup against Merchant Marine at 6:00pm.
May 31, 2018 2017 Volleyball Year In Review
November 16, 2017 Simine Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Volleyball First Team
October 28, 2017 Volleyball Falls 3-0 In Regular Season Finale
October 24, 2017 Volleyball Shoulders Road Loss To Smith College
October 21, 2017 Mount Holyoke Sweeps Tri-Match Action on Saturday
October 17, 2017 Volleyball Falls In Three Sets To Clark University
October 14, 2017 Volleyball Splits in Tri-Match Action on Saturday
October 12, 2017 Volleyball Falls in Four on the Road to Western New England
October 10, 2017 Volleyball Shoulders 3-0 Loss to Springfield
October 5, 2017 Volleyball Wins 3-0 Over Framingham State On Thursday
October 3, 2017 Volleyball Bests Anna Maria in 3-0 Road Victory
October 2, 2017 Simine Garners NEWMAC Defensive Athlete of the Week Honors
September 30, 2017 Volleyball Falls 3-0 to No.14 MIT
September 26, 2017 Volleyball Picks Up First Conference Win of 2017 at WPI
September 23, 2017 Volleyball Falls to Emerson In Three
September 19, 2017 Volleyball Falls 3-1 to Coast Guard
September 18, 2017 Lyons Game Day Central: Volleyball vs. Coast Guard on Tuesday at 7pm
September 16, 2017 Volleyball Shoulders 3-1 Loss at Wellesley
September 12, 2017 Volleyball Falls in NEWMAC Opener at Wheaton
September 9, 2017 Volleyball Earns Split In Home Opener
September 5, 2017 Volleyball Wins Third Straight With 3-0 Victory Over MCLA
September 2, 2017 Volleyball Opens The Season With A Sweep
July 18, 2017 Volleyball Announces 2017 Schedule