Seahawks earn third straight sweep

Seahawks earn third straight sweep


Salve Regina 3, UMass Dartmouth 0
Dartmouth, Mass.  - Tripp Athletic Center
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Salve Regina University women's volleyball team used solid net defense and capitalized on Corsair errors on Tuesday evening, outdoing UMass Dartmouth in a 3-0 non-conference victory at the Tripp Athletic Center.

Series and Streaks
The Corsairs still own a 10-7 advantage in the all-time series however the Seahawks have now won four in a row in the series and five of the last six dating back to 2011.

Three Stars of the Match
1 – Salve Regina junior Samantha Salwa (Ellington, Conn.) collected a match-high 24 assists and four service aces to go along with a team-high 12 digs.
2 – Salve Regina sophomore Cassidy Trablicy (Phoenix, Ariz.) produced a match-high eight kills, along with three aces, eight digs, and three assisted blocks.
3 – Salve Regina senior Kat Mendes (New Bedford, Mass.) recorded eight kills.

Quick Hits

  • Salve Regina has now won three matches in a row, all 3-0 sweeps.
  • The Seahawks totaled 11 service aces in the contest; two apiece from Sydney Puffer (Kittery, Maine) and Megan Parham (Tulsa, Okla.), three from Trablicy and four from Salwa to complete her stat line.

Next up

Salve Regina (5-3) – Thursday, Sep. 15 vs Wheaton (Mass.), 7 p.m.
UMass Dartmouth (3-3) – Thursday, Sep. 15 at Bridgewater St., 6 p.m.