Suffolkt a UMass Dartmouth
BOSTON – The Suffolk women's volleyball team wraps up its 2016 non-conference campaign Thursday, Oct. 27 as the Rams head to UMass Dartmouth for a 7 p.m. contest.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Suffolk women's volleyball team snapped its five-match skid with a sweep of GNAC tri-match host Norwich Oct. 22 at Andrew Hall.
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RUNDOWN ON THE RAMS
Suffolk (10-13) heads to UMass after a 3-0 win at Norwich that improved the Rams to 10-13 overall.
The Rams' offense has been held down by Bridget Allison (1.88 kps), Chidera Nwankwo (1.77 kps) and Talia Lombardo (1.63 kps). The trio has also paced the pack on the defensive side of the net with Nwankwo providing 0.55 bps and Lombardo holding down the reception with 2.81 dps. Allison, meanwhile, adds to both efforts providing 2.45 dps and a team-best 0.67 bps.
CATCH UP ON THE CORSAIRS
UMass Dartmouth welcomes Suffolk for its senior night after back-to-back 3-0 setbacks at Western Connecticut and to Rhode Island College that pushed the Corsairs to 9-17 on the year.
Anita Sengara's 3.02 kps lead the way for the Corsairs offensively with Christian Spinazola (6.48 aps) setting up UMass's offense. Jillian Sykora powers the defense with 4.50 dps, while Kayla Kirby (0.50 bps) adds to the effort at the net.
Suffolk recorded its fifth sweep of the season Saturday at Norwich, the most since the Rams notched five in 2014.
Suffolk wraps up its 2016 slate with a home conference tri-match Saturday, Oct. 29. The Rams entertain Simmons at 11 a.m., before taking Regan Gymnasium's Michael & Larry Smith Court for the last time in 2016 at 3 p.m. versus Saint Joseph (Conn.). Prior to first serve Saturday, Suffolk will honor the playing career of its graduating player, junior Sydney Littlefield.