WORCESTER, Mass. - The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team swept The College of the Holy Cross, 3-0, on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Hart Center. The game scores were 30-19, 30-25, 30-17.
The Wildcats closed out the match with an impressive .464 hitting percentage in the third game, including 15 kills on 28 attempts. In the first game, UNH's defense limited the Holy Cross offense to seven kills and a -.061 hitting percentage.
Senior co-captain Lauren Knight (Centerville, Mass.) led the 'Cat attack with a match-high 11 kills and added an impressive .333 hitting percentage. Freshman middle hitter Karen Harrington (Windham, N.H.) registered a match-high seven total blocks, while sophomore middle hitter Natasha Otte (Plymouth, N.H.) and junior outside hitter Alyson Coler (Monte Sereno, Calif.) tallied seven and eight kills respectively. Coler also posted a team-high .467 hitting percentage and needs only 56 kills to become UNH's third member of the 1,000 kill club. Otte also hit at an impressive .455 clip, while junior setter Erin Ludwig (Franklin Lakes, N.J.) quarterbacked the Wildcat offense with 24 helpers in the Wildcat victory.
The 'Cats return to action at home on Friday, Sept. 27 vs. Brown University. Match time is 7 p.m. at Lundholm Gymnasium