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Panthers come back to defeat Endicott

BEVERLY, Mass. - Plymouth State College came from two games down Thursday night and pulled out a 3-2 victory over Endicott College in a non-conference women's volleyball match.

The Panthers, who are ranked 15th in the New England Division III poll, improve to 19-4 overall, while the Power Gulls even their mark at 13-13.

The hosts got off to a strong start, winning the first two games, 30-26, 30-19. The Panthers regrouped, though, taking the next two games 30-26 and 30-28 before capturing the decisive fifth game, 15-9. PSC is now 3-1 in five-game matches this season.

The Panthers got a team-high 18 kills from freshman Kelly Landry (Nashua, N.H.), while juniors Kate Shirey (Amherst, N.H.) and Becky Landry (Nashua, N.H.) contributed 13 kills apiece. Kelly Landry also led the team defensively, posting 24 digs.

Juniors Amber Greenlaw (Gilford, N.H.) and Sonia Trudell (Somersworth, N.H.) and freshman Kim Krause (Pound Ridge, N.Y.) also reached double figures in digs with 16, 13 and 12, respectively.

Senior setter Jessie O'Hearn (Tilton, N.H.) ran the Panther offense and registered 47 set assists.

PSC will be back in action Saturday (Oct. 19) at MIT with a tri-match that includes Cal Tech (1:00 p.m.). MIT is ranked #2 in the New England Division III poll.

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