Women's Volleyball Splits Pair of 3-1 Decisions, Nauheimer '09 Lands First Coaching Win

Women's Volleyball Splits Pair of 3-1 Decisions, Nauheimer '09 Lands First Coaching Win

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The Saint Michael's College women's volleyball team split a pair of 3-1 decisions on Saturday at Plymouth State University's Foley Gymnasium, losing to the hosts (25-16, 25-10, 20-25, 25-18) before downing the University of New England (18-25, 26-24, 28-26, 25-18). With the Purple Knights not playing last school year, the victory today was the first of second-year head coach Jeanne Nauheimer's '09 collegiate coaching career.

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (1-2), Plymouth State (5-0), University of New England (2-4)

Plymouth State Match
SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

MATCH FACTS

  • Plymouth State was the Little East Conference Tournament runner-up in 2019, when the Panthers were 32-5.

University of New England Match
SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Gallagher, 14 kills, 15 digs
  • Junior Caroline Curley (Duxbury, Mass./Duxbury), 10 kills, 5 digs
  • Sophomore Caitlin O'Connor (Bourne, Mass./Bourne), 8 kills
  • Syverson, 7 kills
  • Krause, 25 assists
  • Báez Rentas, 13 assists, 15 digs, 2 aces
  • Huihui-Martinez, 27 digs, 2 aces
  • Wright, 9 digs

MATCH FACTS

  • Second-year head coach Jeanne Nauheimer '09 earned her first college win.
  • The teams met for the first time.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S MATCH

  • Sept. 21 at Franklin Pierce University, 7 p.m.
  • The Purple Knights open Northeast-10 Conference play with the match.