October 22, 2008

Women's Volleyball Blanks Babson, 3-0

Oct. 22, 2008

Box Score

By Babson College Sports Information

BABSON PARK, Mass. – Alex May registered 14 kills to help visiting MIT cruise to a 25-12, 25-16, 25-16 victory over host Babson College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women’s volleyball match on Tuesday night. With the win, the Engineers improved to 17-12 overall and 6-1 in the conference while the Beavers slipped to 13-7 on the year and 4-3 in the NEWMAC.

In addition to her match-high 14 kills, May tallied five service aces and eight digs. Barden Cleeland recorded eight kills while Cecily Joujon-Roche chipped in with four kills and four blocks. Cathy Melnikow dished out 24 assists as Katrina Ellison posted five digs, four kills, four assists, and two blocks. Jenny Li added four kills, three digs, and two blocks to the Engineers’ cause.

Caitlin O’Neill paced Babson with nine kills and a .350 hitting performance. Meg Flaherty contributed eight kills and four digs as Shanna Glassner collected a match-high 10 digs. Anna Belz distributed 19 assists for the Beavers.

MIT and Babson show their support of the Side-Out Foundation's national "Dig Pink" initiative which champions breast cancer awareness