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October 10, 2008

PSU Volleyball defeats Westfield State at Springfield

            SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Juniors Eliza Badeau (Foster, R.I.) and Carly Newton (Centerville, Mass.) combined to make 32 kills Friday evening to lead the Plymouth State University women's volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of Westfield State College on the first day of the Tom Hay Invitational, hosted by Springfield College.

            Badeau made 18 kills, with no attack errors, while Newton recorded 14 kills with just one attack error.  They helped the Panthers get back on the winning track with a 25-22, 25-15, 25-20 decision, improving the team record to 12-6 on the season.

            Springfield recorded a pair of wins over Westfield State and Roger Williams, while Roger Williams also defeated Western New England College.

            The round-robin tournament continues on Saturday.  PSU will face Roger Williams at 9:00 a.m. and Western New England at 12:30 p.m., and wrap things up with a 3:00 p.m. match against Springfield. 

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