NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College volleyball team gutted out a hard fought 3-1 victory against Middlebury College in what was a rematch of the 2012 NESCAC Championship match at Luce Field House in front of 250 fans and alumni Friday night.
It was the 200th victory at Connecticut College for Head Coach Josh Edmed. Edmed and the Camels are on their way to making their ninth consecutive appearance in the NESCAC Championship Tournament.
The set scores were 25-23, 12-25, 25-21 and 25-20 in favor of the hosts.
The Camels even their record at 9-9 and move to 4-4 in the NESCAC, while the Panthers slip to 13-4 with a 3-4 record in conference action.
Kaitlin Cunningham (Ridgefield, Conn.) dished out 33 assists to go along with five digs.
Middlebury College was led by Megan Jarchow (Cos Cob, Conn.). Jarchow, the reigning NESCAC Player of the Week buried 12 kills to go along with seven digs for the visitors, who are ranked #10 in New England.
Amy Hart (Kenilworth, Ill.) narrowly missed out on a double-double with nine kills and 11 digs. Kathryn Haderlein (Pasadena, Calif.) registered 22 assists and seven digs for the Panthers.
Junior outside hitter Lizzy Reed (Cazenovia, N.Y.) collected 12 digs to go with three aces.