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Gators suffer setback against Dean College

Gators suffer setback against Dean College

THE BASICS:
Score: Dean College 3, Pine Manor 0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-13)
Records: Dean College (6-5), Pine Manor (3-8)
Location: Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Brunelli Court)
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Dean jumped out to a 13-7 lead in the opening set before Pine Manor responded with a 5-0 run, highlighted by four Dean errors. The Bulldogs responded to the sloppy segment with ten straight points, punctuated by two kills from Kaitlyn Anderson(Clinton, Conn.), to take a commanding 23-12 lead.  They hung on to win the set 25-17.
  • Dean fell behind early in set two, trailing 7-3 after a Keisha Hadorn kill for the Gators. The Bulldogs found their groove however, and took control of the game, as three kills from Tsonga down the stretch led to a 25-13 win.
  • Dean opened the third set with a 6-2 lead and never looked back, cruising to a 25-13 win.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Viyanni Johnson (Aviono, Italy) paced the gators with 5 kills, and Keisha Hadorn (Yokosuka, Japan) had 4 of her own.  
  • Alexa Leon (El Centro, Calif.) led the way on defense with 12 digs and Johnson added seven.

Up Next:

  • The Gators travel to Emerson College this Saturday September 30th at 2PM for a tri-match with WPI and Emerson.