September 22, 2007

MIT Defeats Tufts For MIT Volleyball Invitational Crown

Sept. 22, 2007

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - For the second year in a row, MIT defeated Tufts University in the championship match of the MIT Women's Volleyball Invitational on Saturday. The Engineers swept the Jumbos, 30-25, 30-18, 30-20, en route to their fifth tournament title.

All-Tournament Team
Lisa Drennan, Wesleyan University
Natalie Goldstein, Tufts University
Amanda Morris, MIT
Emily Peters, Wellesley College
Melissa Pun, Williams College
Katie Wysham, Tufts University

Tournament MVP: Carrie Buchanan, MIT

Final Standings
1. MIT
2. Tufts University
3. Wellesley College
4. Williams College
5. Wesleyan University
6. Connecticut College
7. Vassar College
8. Bridgewater State College
9. Springfield College
10. Bowdoin College
11. Smith College
12. Colby College
13. Endicott College
14. Bates College
15. Muhlenberg College
16. Emmanuel College

Championship Bracket
Semifinal: MIT 3, Williams 2 (30-17, 32-34, 30-22, 26-30, 15-13)
Semifinal: Tufts 3, Wellesley 0 (30-17, 30-22, 30-26)
Third Place: Wellesley 3, Williams 2 (30-19, 22-30, 26-30, 30-19, 15-10)
Championship: MIT 3, Tufts 0 (30-25, 30-18, 30-20)

Gold Bracket
Wesleyan 3, Vassar 2 (31-29, 30-15, 27-30, 26-30, 15-13)
Conn. College 3, Bridgewater State 0 (30-13, 30-20, 30-18)
Fifth Place: Wesleyan 3, Conn. College 2 (27-30, 30-24, 30-18, 21-30, 15-7)
Seventh Place: Vassar 3, Bridgewater State 0 (30-17, 30-18, 30-27)

Silver Bracket
Bowdoin 3, Smith 0 (30-26, 31-29, 30-21)
Springfield 3, Colby 2 (30-28, 25-30, 30-16, 28-30, 15-11)
Springfield 3, Bowdoin 0 (30-24, 30-21, 32-30)
Smith 3, Colby 0 (36-34, 30-21, 30-17)

Bronze Bracket
Endicott 3, Muhlenberg 1 (30-22, 30-26, 27-30, 30-21)
Bates 3, Emmanuel 0 (30-17, 30-21, 30-23)
Endicott 3, Bates 0 (30-13, 30-20, 30-13)
Muhlenberg 3, Emmanuel 0 (30-16, 30-18, 30-21)