NEW LONDON — The Colby-Sawyer women’s volleyball team fell to Simmons University, 3-1, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Saturday afternoon. Simmons won by scores of 25-13, 25-20, 20-25 and 25-14.
Simmons improves to 9-4 overall and 3-0 in the conference. The Sharks travel to Johnson & Wales on Wednesday for a 6 p.m. conference match. Colby-Sawyer drops to 8-10 overall and 1-2 in the GNAC. The Chargers host New England College on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
The Sharks were paced by junior Morgan Weeg’s (Goodyear, Ariz.) 13 kills. She hit .310 and added a pair of block assists. Sophomore Krissy Lloyd (Tampa, Fla.) was second on the team with 12 kills. Junior setter Faith Gray-Williams (Las Vegas, Nev.) registered 38 assists, while Morgan Lauvray (Murrieta, Calif.) picked up a team high 20 digs.
Simmons benefited from 19 aces in the match. Lauvray, Gabriela Hernandez (San Francisco, Calif.) and Julia Fusco (Beverly, Mass.) had five apiece.
Colby-Sawyer senior Naarah Cox (Boston, Mass.) led the team with 13 kills and added five blocks. She moved into fifth in career solo blocks with 94. Senior Morgan Flynn (Reading, Mass.) moved up two spots to fifth on the all-time digs list with 22 today to give her 1268 for her career. Sophomore setter Anna Allen (Los Angeles, Calif.) contributed 23 assists and seven digs.