Lasers Shoot Down Nighthawks Women's Volleyball

Photo: Katie Collins
Photo: Katie Collins

NEWTON, Mass. – The Lasell women's volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 victory over non-conference foe Newbury College on Tuesday evening inside the Lasell Athletic Center.  The Lasers return to the win column at 5-11, while the Nighthawks skid to 1-13.

Lasell used a .200 and .227 hitting percentage to take the first two sets 25-7 and 25-9. The Lasers sealed the deal with 25-15 third set victory.

Laser freshman Mickayla Shelburn (Waterford, Conn.) led all players on the court with eight kills and a .385 hitting percentage. The rookie also added five digs, next to senior libero Caitlyn Garcia (Moreno Valley, Calif.) who hit the floor for eight.  Meredith Eagan (North Andover, Mass.) swung into seven kills with four services aces, a match high, and two blocks for a team-leading 12 points. Katie Schneider (Covina, Calif.) stepped up as the Lasers' setter, and set a career-high 19 assists.

Nighthawks freshman Stephanie Rheaume (Hampton, N.H.) led the visitors with three kills, while Julia Leggett (Longview, Wash.) followed with two. Freshman Megan Debona (East Boston, Mass.) steered the defense with seven digs in the effort.

Newbury returns to action on Friday when it hosts Fisher College for a 7:00 p.m. start.


Release courtesy of Lasell Sports Information