Posted: Oct 19, 2013
WORCESTER, Mass. – Simmons Volleyball dropped both games at the Clark University tri-match with Amherst College on Saturday afternoon at the Kneller Athletic Center. The Sharks move to 8-21 overall and are 6-2 in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference.
Game No. 1: Clark 3, Simmons College 1
In the opening match of the day, the Sharks won the first game, 25-20, before the Cougars ran off three straight to take the match by scores of 25-9, 25-20 and finally, 25-22.
Shannon Glass-Smythe (Albuquerque, N.M.) collected a match-high 15 kills and five digs in the victory, while Savannah Sanford (San Anselmo, Calif.) added ten of her own as the Cougars hit .252 for the match.
Rachel Spera (North Hollywood, Calif.) handed out 34 assists for Clark, while Anne Read (Arundel, Maine) totaled seven kills on .455 hitting.
Rossi Fish (North Attleboro, Mass.) and Nicole Alberghini (Northboro, Mass.) each ended with a team-high eight kills for Simmons and Morgan Kieon (North Attleboro, Mass.) collected 17 assists.
Game No. 2: Amherst 3, Simmons 0
The Lord Jeffs breezed to an easy 3-0 win with game scores of 25-15, 25-15 and 25-12. Nicole Gould (Pacific Palisades, Calif.) was dominant in the contest, collecting a match-high 11 kills on a sizzling.769 hitting.
In addition to Gould's huge outing, Maggie Danner (Newport Beach, Calif.) and Lauren Antion (Los Angeles, Calif.) combined for 15 kills as Amherst hit .307 as a team.
The Lord Jeffs were excellent on the serve, recording 11 service aces, with Antion and Nicole Carter (Irvine, Calif.) each posting three.
Rossi Fish (North Attleboro, Mass.) and Megan Chamberlain (Milford, Mass.) led the way for the Sharks (8-21) in the match with four kills apiece.