Nov. 1, 2004
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - In a battle of undefeated teams and the top seed of the NEWMAC Championship Tournament on the line, MIT fell to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 26-30, 35-37, 30-22, 30-27, 15-11, on Saturday. With the loss, the Engineers (23-9, 8-1 NEWMAC) will be the No. 2 seed and will host Clark University in a quarterfinal match-up on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Caroline Jordan and Joy Hart established new career marks in the five-game thriller. Jordan posted a personal-best 27 kills and added 13 digs for her third double-double of the week. Hart tallied 25 digs, besting her previous mark by one set during her rookie season against Coast Guard. In addition, she had 12 kills, good for a double-double, and a team-high three aces. Frances Rogoz totaled 15 kills while Carrie Buchanan and Arlis Reynolds registered 22 and 23 digs, respectively. Alexandra Huston-Carico and Briana Stephenson each collected three assisted blocks while Stephenson added a solo block. Austin Zimmerman amassed 62 assists, 15 digs, eight kills, and two assisted blocks.