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October 31, 2012

PSU Volleyball ousted from LEC Tourney by Keene State

Stoodley completes outstanding career for Panthers

            KEENE, N.H. – The Plymouth State University women's volleyball season came to an end Wednesday evening when the six-seeded Panthers were defeated by third-seeded Keene State College 3-0 in a quarterfinal match of the Little East Conference tournament at Spaulding Gym.

            The Owls (18-15) advance to the semifinals where they will face second seeded Western Connecticut State University on Saturday (3 p.m.) The Colonials received a first-round bye.  The semifinals and finals of the tournament will be hosted by top-seeded University of Massachusetts Boston at Quincy (Mass.) High school.

            After surviving a 32-30 opening set, Keene State went on take the next two sets by scorea of 25-19 and 25-19.

            Senior Casey Stodley (Salem, N.H.) finished with 11 kills and 16 digs to lead Plymouth State, which concludes its season with a 15-18 record.  Stoodley reached double figures in both kills and digs in 22 of PSU''s 33 matches.  Senior Elisa Morin (Nashua, N.H.) had eight kills in her final match, and freshman setter Kristen Perrota (Hudson, N.H.) dished out 29 assists. 

            Sophomore Sammy Dormio (Leesburg, Va.) finished the match with 14 kills and 10 digs. Freshman Kaylee Deluga (Dennis, Mass.) also had a fine match with 14 kills, while fellow freshman Angela Silveri (Poughquag, N.Y.) tallied 13 kills and six digs.  Freshman setter Alexis Michal (Windham, Mass.) had 43 assists and 20 digs and first-year libero Kaitlin Boyer (West Greenwich, R.I.) added 15 digs.

(Courtesy of Keene State Sports Information) 

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