BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin College women's volleyball team picked up a tidy 3-0 win Tuesday evening over Salem State University.
With the 25-13, 25-7, 25-7 win, the Polar Bears improve to 14-1 this season while the Vikings fall to 10-6.
- The match was competitive in the first set as the Vikings came out firing and held a 10-9 midway through the frame. Bowdoin took complete command from there, scoring seven straight points that sparked a 16-3 surge to end the set and give the hosts a 1-0 lead.
- Bowdoin opened on an 11-4 run en route to a second set victory and also sprinted to an early lead – 8-0 – in the third to complete the sweep.
By The Numbers
- After trailing 10-9 in the opening set, Bowdoin won 66 of the next 83 points in the match.
- Caroline Flaharty led the way for Bowdoin with 13 kills and just one error in 17 attacks. As a team, Bowdoin had 41 kills and six errors and hit a .547 rate.
- Kate Kiser had 16 assists before giving way to Lexie Freund, who posted 17. Flaharty led Bowdoin with 11 digs while Lisa Sheldon had ten. Cori Gray had five blocks.
- For Salem State, Darcy McDowell had five kills while Morgan Adams had eight assists.
- Samantha Chaisson had five digs and Maddi O'Connor had two blocks defensively.
- Bowdoin hosts Trinity on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. as the Polar Bears return to NESCAC play. Friday evening will also be Bowdoin's "Dig Pink" game in support of the Side-Out Foundation. For more information on the match and how you can help the team raise funds in the fight against breast cancer, visit the team's fundraising page.
- Salem State will host Norwich University on Thursday evening in their next match at 6:30 p.m.