NEWTON, Mass. -- Simmons Volleyball swept Mount Ida College and Norwich University in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference tri match Saturday held at Mount Ida College. The Sharks defeated the Mustangs, 3-0 (25-14, 25-8, 25-21) in the first match and kept their offense drive in game two, defeating the Cadets, 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-21).
Simmons 3, Mount Ida 0
Sophomore Nicole Alberghini (Northborough, Mass.) led the Sharks offense, hitting .222 with seven kills and only three errors on 18 attempts. Kat Guillotte (New Bedford, Mass.) added five kills, while Rossi Fish (North Attleboro, Mass.), Morgan Kieon (North Attleboro, Mass.) and Megan Chamberlin (Milford, Mass.) added four kills apiece. First year Andalyn Duke (Litchfield Park, Ariz.) posted 20 assists while Chamberlin and Alexandria Itasaka (Bradford, Mass.) shared duty on defense, each recording 11 digs.
Simmons 3, Norwich, 0
In game two, Guillotte and Chamberlin both hit over .300 for the first time this season as the Sharks took an early lead and never looked back. Chamberlin led all Sharks with a season-best 14 kills and just two errors on 32 attempts. Duke posted 21 assists on the match, while Kieon added a career-high 16 digs.
The Sharks return to action on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at home against WPI at 7:00 PM.