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Volleyball Sweeps Framingham, Anna Maria in Tri Match

Brianna Starkey (File photo)
Brianna Starkey (File photo)

Framingham, Mass.- The Framingham State volleyball team split a pair of matches with Westfield State and Anna Maria in a tri-match on Saturday afternoon in Framingham. Westfield defeated Anna Maria in the middle game of the day.


- Scores: Match 1: Westfield State 3, Framingham State 2 (25-13, 23-25, 25-18, 19-25, 15-8)

Match 2: Westfield State 3, Anna Maria 0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-21)

Match 3: Framingham State 3, Anna Maria 0 (25-8, 25-14, 25-6)

- Records: Framingham State (8-8, 1-1 MASCAC), Westfield State (8-6, 3-0 MASCAC), Anna Maria (2-10)

Location: Athletic Center – Framingham, Mass.

Westfield vs. Framingham

  • The visiting Owls cruised to a big first set win after a 13-point run that saw them take a 17-8 advantage in game one which they wouldn't relinquish.
  • The Rams answered in the second set squeaking out a 25-23 win. After the Owls took the third set the Rams again answered and forced a decisive fifth set.
  • After back-and-forth play early in the fifth game the Owls ripped off 5-0 run to break the 6-6 game open and held on for a 15-8 win.
  • Brianna Starkey had a match high 22 kills while Hanna Simpkins pitched in 10 kills on 15 attempts for a .600 hitting percentage.
  • The Rams received a team-best 17 kills from sophomore Brandee Thomas. Sophomore Alyssa Cafarelli chipped in a match best 27 digs with two service aces.
  • Westfield is now 3-0 in the league and sits in first place in the MASCAC standings

 Westfield vs. Anna Maria

  • In the second match of the day the Owls cruised to a 3-0 win over Anna Maria in a non-conference match.
  • Cait Medeiros led the charge for the Owls with 8 kills while Brianna Starkey & Ashley Crowley chipped in 7 and 6 kills, respectively. Kayla Robinson had a match high 16 assists.
  • The AMCATS were paced by Taylor Hoffstedt with six kills and eight digs while Jenna Grande picked up five kills and Hannah Mitchell had three kills and two blocks.


- info courtesy Framingham Sports info