Volleyball Vexed by Endicott and Tufts in Non-Conference Tri-Match

Kat Hurlock

Beverly, MA --- The WPI women's volleyball team absorbed 3-0 setbacks to Endicott (25-8, 25-14. 25-23) and Tufts (25-17, 25-22, 25-11) Saturday in MacDonald Gymnasium.


WPI vs Endicott

  • The Engineers staved off a pair of match points, which featured a swipe by freshman Sarah Kwatinetz (Seattle, WA) and a block by senior Kat Hurlock (Burlington, CT).
  • Hurlock also prolonged the second set with a kill.
  • Senior Melissa Daigle (Norfolk, MA) led the attack with six kills.
  • Junior Azita Bakhtyari (Andover, MA) accounted for 16 of 18 assists and nine digs.
  • Junior Victoria Nassar (Salem, NH) totaled 15 digs.
  • Endicott junior Emma Mancini (Lynnfield, MA) tallied 15 kills.
  • Sophomore Zoey Gifford (Natick, MA) handed out 36 assists.
  • Senior Cydney Pierce (Carpinteria, CA) registered 17 digs.


WPI vs Tufts

  • Kwatinetz posted six kills for the Engineers.
  • Bakhtyari doled out 18 helpers.
  • Freshman Kate Amrein (Nashua, NH) served up five aces.
  • Junior Casey Hunt (Granby, CT) and Nassar combined for 15 digs.
  • Sophomore Heather Holz (Palatine, IL) logged 12 kills for the Jumbos.
  • Sophomore Rachel Furash (Westlake Village, CA) and junior Angela Yu (Austin, TX) each had 19 assists.
  • Furash also served four aces to go with three from sophomore Kelly Klimo (North Canton, OH).
  • Klimo also contributed with 17 digs.


Up Next

  • WPI (8-14) hosts Wheaton Tuesday at 7pm
  • Endicott (14-9) travels to UNE Wednesday for a 7pm first serve.
  • Tufts (15-5) is at Williams Friday for the New England Challenge. The Jumbos face MIT at 7pm in the first of three versus NEWMAC teams.