Volleyball Edges Conn. College in Five Sets To Wrap Regular Season

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NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Bowdoin College volleyball team wrapped up its regular season with a 3-2 triumph over Conn. College on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears finish the regular season with a 14-9 record (8-2 NESCAC) and will be the third seed for the upcoming conference tournament that begins Friday at Tufts. Bowdoin will battle sixth-seeded Middlebury in the opening round at 8:00 p.m. Friday.

Match Highlights

  • Bowdoin won the first two sets but had to hold off a furious rally by the Camels in an eventual 25-13, 25-23, 20-25, 25-27, 15-13 win.
  • After cruising in the opening set, Bowdoin and Conn. battled over the final four, with three decided by two points.
  • Down 11-9 in the deciding fifth, Bowdoin got back to back kills from Michelle Albright and Sydney Salle to tie the score and a service ace by Megan Birnbaum to take the lead.
  • Conn was able to cut the lead to 14-13, but a service error gave Bowdoin the final point in the victory.

By The Numbers

Up Next

  • NESCAC Tournament play commences Friday in the conference quarterfinals against Middlebury at Tufts with match time set for 8:00 p.m.