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October 28, 2008

PSU Volleyball sinks Salem State on Senior Night

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The Plymouth State University women's volleyball team celebrated Senior Night on Tuesday evening with an easy three-set sweep of Salem State College in a non-conference match at Foley Gymnasium.

            The Panthers won by set scores of 25-13, 25-5, and 25-9, improving their overall record to 17-11, while the Vikings dropped their sixth in a row and fell to 5-13.

            Junior Carly Newton (Centerville, Mass.) led the Panther offense with nine kills, while junior Eliza Badeau (Foster, R.I.) added six kills and five blocks. 

            The Panther seniors playing in their final home match were Wendy Dziedzic (Nashua, N.H.), Michaela Rupp (East Providence, R.I.), Sarah Spears (Meredith, N.H.) and Regan Bowlen (Portsmouth, N.H.).

            PSU wraps up the regular season this Friday and Saturday at the Bridgewater State (Mass.) Halloween Classic. The Panthers will face Hunter College and Bridgewater State on Friday, and Keene State and Worcester State on Saturday.  The Little East Conference Tournament begins next Tuesday.

            Salem State returns home to host Framingham State on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. 

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