Ephs to Face Amherst in NESCAC Volleyball Tournament at Bowdoin on Friday

Ephs to Face Amherst in NESCAC Volleyball Tournament at Bowdoin on Friday


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WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Christi Kelsey's Williams College volleyball team (12-11/5-5 NESCAC) is headed to Brunswick, Maine this Friday to play in the NESCAC Tournament.

Top seeded Bowdoin will host the tournament in Morrell Gymnasium Nov. 2-4. On Friday there will be two sets of matches played at 5:00 PM and two more played at 8:00 PM.

Williams will face archrival Amherst (20-4, 8-2 NESCAC) on Friday The Ephs and Amherst will square off in one of the 8:00 PM matches. Amherst defeated the Ephs in their regular season match played in Amherst on Oct. 13.Williams and Amherst split the first two sets, but Amherst took the third and fourth sets. Match scores were: 25-20, 25-19, 25-21 and 25-16. 

Senior Mia Weinland led the Eph attack in the October match with 17 kills, junior Alex Newton contributed 49 assists, while sophomore Daiana Takashima registered a team high 17 digs.

The Ephs are looking to secure their first semifinal appearance since 2015. Overall in NECAC Tournament play the Ephs are 8-2 versus Amherst.