Flaharty Hits 1,000 as Volleyball Splits at Wesleyan Invite

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Bowdoin College women's volleyball team split a pair of matches to close out the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears (1-2) defeated Rhode Island College, 3-0, and then lost to Wesleyan, 3-0. In the victory over Rhode Island College, Bowdoin senior Caroline Flaharty became the sixth player in program history to reach 1,000 career kills.

RIC Match Highlights

  • The Polar Bears earned their first win of the year with a 25-11, 25-17, 25-16 victory.
  • Flaharty notched three kills in the opening set to reach the 1,000-kill plateau. She joins Christy Jewett, Gillian Page, Kristin Hanczor, Melissa Haskell and Julie Calareso as the only Polar Bears to reach the number.
  • Adrienne Miller paced Bowdoin with 11 kills and Ella Haugen had 29 assists in the victory for the Polar Bears.

Wesleyan Match Highlights

  • The Cardinals won the first match of the season between the squads by a score of 25-18, 25-20, 25-15.
  • Sophia Pahl and Ashley Williams had eight kills each for Bowdoin while Kate Kiser had 27 assists.
  • Emily King had a team-high 18 digs for Bowdoin.
  • Stasie Litinsky led the way for the Cardinals with 11 kills.

Up Next

  • The Polar Bears will play their home opener on Tuesday night when they host Southern Maine at 7:00 p.m. in Morrell Gymnasium.