VOLLEYBALL FINISHES 3-1 AT UCONN SPRING TOURNAMENT

STORRS, Conn. -- University of New Hampshire volleyball team competed in a round-robin tournament at UConn on Saturday. The Wildcats played matches against the host Huskies as well as Harvard, St. John's and Fairfield.The team went 3-1 (7-2 overall in sets) with wins over Fairfield (2-0: 25-20 and 25-17), St. John's (2-0: 25-22 and 21-17 shortened set) and UConn (25-22 and 25-20) and a loss to Harvard (1-2: 25-21, 26-28 and 11-15).

Offensively, Lauren Laquerre (Concord, N.H.) led the way with 37 kills, a .242 hitting percentage, a 98.0 serving percentage, four blocks and 17 digs. Amy Keding (Northbrook, Ill.) added 34 kills, hit at a .275 clip with three blocks and 17 digs, while Jessy Dick (Lethbridge, Alberta) had a team-high 15 blocks. Sara Heldman (Greenwood, Ind.) setup the offense for New Hampshire with 88 assists, six blocks, 22 digs and six service aces. Defensively, Jayde Huxtable (St. Charles, Ill.) posted a team-high 53 digs for New Hampshire.

The Wildcats conclude the spring schedule on Saturday, April 24 with their annual spring tournament at Lundholm Gymnasium. The tournament will bring in some of New England's elite collegiate volleyball programs as well as an alumni match and the annual year-end banquet.

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