CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT women's volleyball team extended its winning streak to five after defeating NEWMAC foe Clark University, 25-23, 25-17, 25-19, and Rivier College, 25-18, 25-19, 25-15, on Saturday. The Engineers' ledger improved to 7-4 on the year and 2-0 conference play.
Cecily Joujon-Roche paced MIT's front row with 10 kills on 17-error free attempts for a .588 hitting percentage to go along with three blocks, and three aces versus Clark. Trinity Leonard tallied 10 kills, six digs, and two blocks while Jenny Li posted nine kills and .333 hitting percentage. Kelly Schulte chipped in seven kills, a .429 hitting performance, and one block as Katie Spielbauer amassed 16 digs. Natasha Jensen notched seven digs and three aces while Anna Dikina finished with six digs. Sharon Hao totaled 27 assists and four digs.
Against Rivier, Li led the way with eight kills while Emma Gargus recorded seven kills, a .636 hitting percentage, and three blocks. Joujon-Roche tacked on six kills, two aces, and two blocks as Tatiana Berger added six kills of her own. Spielbauer collected 10 digs while Jensen racked up seven digs and four aces. Dikina bolstered the back row with seven digs as Leonard posted five digs. Hao and Schulte both registered a pair of blocks while Hao dished out 29 assists.