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October 12, 2010

PSU Women’s Volleyball defeats Southern Maine

Panthers down Huskies in LEC match

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Junior Elissa Morin (Nashua, N.H.) recorded seven kills in nine attempts Tuesday evening as the Plymouth State University women’s volleyball team coasted to an easy 3-0 victory over the University of Southern Maine in a Little East Conference match at Foley Gymnasium.

            Freshman Kaitlyn Tedeschi (Pascoag, R.I.) added six kills and a team-high three blocks for the Panthers, who won by scores of 25-7, 25-14 and 25-11.  Freshman Allie Jones (Canton, Mass.) also contributed seven service aces as PSU improved to 13-10 overall and 3-1 in LEC matches.  The Huskies were handed their fifth straight loss and fell to 3-17 overall and 0-4 in conference play.

            Senior Danielle Netland (Cumberland, Maine) led the visitors with 10 digs.

            Plymouth State will serve as the host of the Little East/NEWMAC Challenge this Saturday at Foley Gymnasium, with PSU and Keene State College facing Smith College and Mount Holyoke College.  The Panthers will play Smith at 2:00 p.m. and Mount Holyoke at 6:00 p.m.

            Southern Maine returns home to host UMaine Farmington on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. and UMaine Presque Isle and UMaine Machias on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., respectively. 

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