WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State fellto Springfield College by a 3-0 score on Friday night, with game scores of 25-13, 25-19, 25-14 at Blake Arena in Springfield.
Ainsley MacLoed led Westfield State with eight kills. Ally Rega handed out 15 assists and had six digs.
The Pride finished the night hitting at a .347 clip as it totaled 43 kills compared to just 17 by the visitors. Jen Donnelly (Exeter, R.I.)racked up nine kills on 16-errorless attempts, while both Hayley Kmetz (Ardsley, N.Y.) and Katie vonKampen (South Setauket, N.Y.) notched six kills. Sara Labadorf (Huntersville, N.C.) contributed 30 of the Pride's 40 assists in the win, Briana Tovar (Tucson, Ariz.) delivered three aces, and both Bridget Walsh (Garrison, N.Y.) and Kait Bonsignore (St. Louis, Mo.) had four blocks.
Springfield, who again is appearing in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III National Coaches Poll among teams receiving votes, improved to 17-2 with the win. The Owls dropped to 3-17.