September 21, 2013

Women's Volleyball Splits Saturday Doubleheader at Williams

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - The Bowdoin College women's volleyball team split a twinbill at Williams College Saturday, suffering a 3-2 conference loss to the Ephs before bouncing back with a 3-0 win against Western New England.

The Polar Bears held a 2-1 lead but fell to the Ephs in five (29-31, 30-28, 13-25, 25-14, 15-9). Bowdoin wasted little time dispatching the Golden Bears in three (25-21, 25-18, 33-31). Bowdoin stands at 8-4 this season.

Against Williams, Emese Gaal led the way with 13 kills and 17 digs. Erika Sklaver added 12 kills while Ellie Brennan and Katie Doherty had 11 each. Quincy Leech dished out 49 assists while Sklaver had eight total blocks.

In the WNEU match, Gaal again led the Polar Bears with a dozen kills and added 12 assists. Doherty had nine kills and 16 digs with Leech passing out 26 assists in the win. Gaal put home four aces in the victory.

The Polar Bears will next play at Bates on Wednesday evening. Match time is 7:00 p.m.