Sophomore Jordan Wiesler tallied 35 assists
Nov. 1, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College volleyball team defeated UMass-Lowell in three sets (25-17, 25-20, 25-17) on Friday, Nov. 1 in Alumni Hall. Providence improves to 12-15 overall and 4-5 in the America East. UMass-Lowell falls to 0-21 on the season and 0-8 in the conference.
Providence won the first set, 25-17, to start the match off strong. Freshman Kayla Fitzgerald (Redlands, Calif.) led the Friars with six kills in the set. The Friars had 18 kills compared to the Riverhawks' eight. Sophomore Jordan Wiesler (Coconut Creek, Fla.) led PC to a .452 hitting percentage with her 16 assists.
The Friars took a close second set, 25-20, behind four kills by junior Mackenzie Ziegler (Portage, Wis.).
Providence won the match in the third set, 25-17. With the game tied at 2, PC used a 4-0 run to take the lead for good. Ziegler and sophomore Lindsay Witt (Basking Ridge, N.J.) tied for the set-lead in kills with four each. Freshman Michelle Cruz (Midland Park, N.J.) tallied nine digs.
Overall, the Friars were led by Ziegler who had 13 kills. Witt and Fitzgerald put forth strong showings with nine and eight kills, respectively. Wiesler recorded 35 assists and Cruz registered 12 digs. As a team, PC had six service aces and a .299 hitting percentage.
The Riverhawks were led by Anisa Smith who had 12 kills. Kamiren Humphrey had 23 assists and Ella Merrill contributed eight digs.
The Friars return to Alumni Hall tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 2, to play New Hampshire (13-12, 7-2 America East). The match is set to start at 2:00 p.m. As of Friday, UNH was tied with Stony Brook for first place in the conference.
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