MMA takes two in Vermont

MMA takes two in Vermont

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — The Maine Maritime Academy and Husson University women's volleyball teams earned two victories each at Saturday quad-match held at Stannard Gymnasium on the campus of Lyndon State College.

Maine Maritime 3, Lyndon State 0

In the opening match, the Mariners defeated the host Hornets by games scores of 25-14, 25-12 and 25-10.

Maritime's Chelsea Ward led the way with 17 kills and three aces while teammate Amy Young chipped in 9 kills, two aces and three blocks. Jennifer Dixon had 33 assists for the winners and Lauren Sakahara collected 15 digs.

Kayla Brobst had three kills and five blocks for Lyndon, and the tandem of Morgan Reilly and Ally Ciaramitaro had seven assists and 16 digs, respectively.

Maine Maritime 3, Johnson State 0

The Mariners, who are currently undefeated and in first place in the North Atlantic Conference, closed out their day with a shutout win over Johnson State. Maritime won the match 25-9, 25-8 and 25-21.

Ward was once again the dominant force with 12 kills in the match. Dixon had 23 assists and four aces in the contest and Sakahara had five digs. Young also collected three aces and six kills for the Mariners.

Jessica Pafumi had a team-high four kills for the Badgers, Kylie Van Etten earned six assists and Caitlin Mackey had two aces and 10 digs.