WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State volleyball locked up the top seed in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament and the Owls also clinched at least a share of the league's regular season title with a 3-0 win at Fitchburg State on Wednesday night.
The Owls improve to 6-0 in the conference, with just one league game remaining on the schedule.
Westfield picks up a share of its first regular season crown since 2013 and has gained a first-round bye and the right to host the league semifinal and championship game should they advance.
Tonight, Westfield spoiled the Falcons senior night with a 25-13, 25-15 25-11 win over Fitchburg.
Senior setter Ally Rega (Chelmsford, Mass.) dished up 27 assists. Senior libero Lizzie Taylor (Medfield, Mass.) finished with a team best nine digs while junior Jess Haradon (Mansfield, Mass.) added eight.
The Owls are now 11-13 overall and 6-0 in conference play. Fitchburg slipped to 3-16 overall and 1-5 in the MASCAC.
Westfield will play a non-conference tri-match at M.I.T. on Saturday with Simmons College, with play beginning at 11 a.m. The Owls final conference game is Saturday, November 2 at Mass Maritime.