EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. – Freshman middle hitter Lydia Clifford (Coventry, R.I.) registered a match-high 22 kills and senior libero Joanne Nazario (Springfield, Mass.) tallied a staggering 40 digs to lift the Bay Path University women’s volleyball team to an impressive 3-1 victory over Mitchell College in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) volleyball Wednesday evening.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Freshman middle hitter Lydia Clifford (Coventry, R.I.) topped all players with 12 kills with a .219 attack percentage despite a 3-1 loss to New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) opponent Becker College Hawks today with the game scores 25-20, 25-6, 20-25 and 25-20. Sophomore setter Latonia Hornsby (Springfield, Mass.) finished with a double double topping all setters with 21 assists, while adding 14 digs.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Owls flew past the host Wildcats tonight in NCAA DIII women’s volleyball action 3-0 with the game scores being 25-14, 25-11 and 25-19. Westfield State was led by junior outside hitter Natasha Belardo (Springfield, Mass.) with a stellar .438 attack percentage, while the Wildcats top hitter was once again freshman middle blocker Lydia Clifford (Coventry, R.I.) finishing with five kills and six digs.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Freshman middle hitter Lydia Clifford (Coventry, R.I.) topped her team with a .333 attack percentage despite a 3-0 loss to New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) opponent Eastern Nazarene today with the game scores 25-16, 25-21 and 25-16. Senior setter Lexi Cears (Agawam, Mass.) led the way with 13 assists and e
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. - In their 2018 home opener the Wildcats of Bay Path fell 3-0 (26-24, 25-15, 25-14) to the Pioneers of Smith College. Freshman middle blocker Lydia Clifford (Coventry, R.I.) led the way for the Wildcats with a .368 attack percentage adding 12 kills, two service aces and two blocks despite the loss.
Vallee and Connors honored during Senior Day Festivities
EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.- Senior middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) topped all players with a sizzling .600 attack percentage tallying 17 kills, eight digs and four assists leading her team to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-19) victory over the Nighthawks of Newbury College today during senior day in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) volleyball action with the victory the Wildcats earn a spot in the 2017 NECC championship tournament. Fellow senior honoree Ashlee Connors (Springfield, Mass.) finished with 7 kills, six digs and two service aces.
Vallee Leads Wildcats with 12 Kills
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. – Bay Path hosted New England Collegiate Conference opponent Southern Vermont College in women’s volleyball action Thursday night and dropped a 3-0 decision by a 25-17, 25-19, 25-19 count in front of a lively crowd at First Baptist Church.
Senior Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) led all Wildcats with an error-free, 12-kill performance. Junior Lexi Cears (Agawam, Mass.) tallied a team-high 17 assists to go with five digs, while junior Taylor Heinbokel (Agawam, Mass.) paced Bay Path with eight digs.
Bay Path Holds Dig Pink Night
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats were led by senior outside hitter Ashlee Connors (Springfield, Mass.) with a stellar .526 attack percentage chipping in ten kills and four digs. Fellow senior and middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) topped all players with 15 kills, three digs and five blocks. The Wildcats took three straight sets from New England Collegiate Conference opponent Mitchell College 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23 for the win. The Wildcats hosted their annual Dig Pink night to raise awareness and money for National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats were led by senior middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) topping all player with 18 kills hitting .412 for the match. Despite a slow start and losing the first game, Bay Path came back to again take the Fitchburg State Falcons 3-1 tonight at the First Baptist Arena. Game scores were 16-25, 25-16, 25-21 and 25-22. Prior to the match, junior setter Lexi Cears (Agawam, Mass.) was finally honored at their first home match back from a ten game away schedule. Interestingly, Cears reached her 1,000th milestone on the Falcons’ home turf defeating them 3-1 on Thursday, September 28th, 2017.
EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.- Bay Path hosted Mass. College of Liberal Arts Trailblazers (2-5) and Castleton University Spartans (0-6) in another tri-match today at the First Baptist arena falling 3-0 in the first match to MCLA, the Trailblazers also took the second match 3-0 over the Spartans. The Wildcats shut-down Castleton 3-0 in the final match in NCAA Division III regional women’s volleyball action.
Despite the tough loss, the Wildcats were once again led by senior middle blocker Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) hitting a.452 on the day with 17 kills. MCLA took the match in three set games 25-20, 25-23 and 25-22. Senior middle hitter Brianna O’Rourke (Piseco, N.Y.) finished with a match high .556 attack percentage adding two blocks. Sophomore outside hitter Brooke Queripel (Palmer, Alaska) had 10 kills and seven digs.
EAST LONGMEADOW, MASS.- The Wildcats were led by senior middle blocker Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) hitting a stellar .513 for the day with 24 kills, nine aces and seven digs. Bay Path (2-0) hosted NCAA DIII regional opponents Mass Maritime Buccaneers (1-1) and John State Badgers (0-2) today in the opening women’s volleyball weekend. In the first game the Wildcats took the Buccaneers in three straight sets 25-12, 25-12 and 25-16. In the second match, the Buccaneers came back to defeat the Badgers 25-5, 25-14 and 25-19. Bay Path swept the final match against Johnson State 25-5, 25-14 and 25-19.
Pham, Gordon and Marshall honored during “Dig Pink” Senior Night
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats led by junior middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) who garnered her season high .737 attack percentage topping all players with 15 kills. Bay Path defeated local New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) rivals Elms College 25-14, 25-20 and 25-16. Tonight the three seniors were also honored during their final regular season home contest which was also their “Dig Pink” night honoring Breast Cancer Awareness month.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Bay Path fell 3-1 in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action despite a tough effort from the Wildcats against the Lynx of Lesley University. Becker took the first game 25-22, while Bay Path came back to grab the second game25-22. Lesley won the final two games 25-20 and 25-22. Junior middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) finished with 15 kills and eight digs.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Junior middle hitter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) finished with 20 kills with a sizzling .319 attack percentage leading her team to a 3-1 victory over New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) rival Becker College. Bay Path took the first set 25-20, while Becker came back to grab the second set 27-25. The Wildcats then managed to win the final two sets for the win 25-23 and 26-24.
Bay Path defeated Castleton 3-1 in the tri-math opener today in NCAA regional women's volleyball action. Game scores were 25-13, 25-16, 25-27 and 25-18. Junior middle hittter Lauren Vallee (Bristol, Conn.) lead all hitters with 14 kills, seven digs, two block assists and one service ace. Senior opposite hitter Paige Marshall (New Britain, Conn.) was not far behind with nine kills, nine digs, three service aces and two block assists.
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats of Bay Path opened up their 2016 season hosting the Gators of Pine Manor College falling 3-1. The Wildcats opened the match strong with the highest attack percentage of the day hitting .344 with 15 kills winning the set 25-15. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, they were not able to regroup falling 26-24, 25-14 and 25-22 in the next three sets.
Haylette honored during final home match, Banks hits 1,000th Kill all on Dig Pink Day
HOLYOKE, Mass.- Bay Path fell 3-1 in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women’s volleyball play to the Nighthawks of Newbury College today at the Bartley Center during Senior Day/ Dig Pink festivities. The Nighthawks won in three straight games 25-15, 25-13 and 25-12. Newbury junior middle hitter Courtney Banks (Corona, Calif.) tallied her 1,000th kill during the second game, while Wildcat senior middle hitter Elizabeth Haylette (Terryville, Conn.) played in her final home match of her four-year career.