Bates 3, Colby 1
Colby (5-10) 2 4 15 14 Bates (16-3) 15 15 12 16
HAGSTROM RECORDS SECOND TRIPLE-DOUBLE AS BATES DEFEATS COLBY, 3-1
LEWISTON, Maine -- Junior setter Kate Hagstrom (Portola, Calif.) recorded her second triple double in the last three matches as the Bates College volleyball team (16-3) defeated in-state rivals Colby College (5-10), 3-1.
Hagstrom, a two-time NESCAC Player of the Week, recorded 46 assists, 12 digs and 12 aces to lead the Bobcats. Senior middle hitter Amanda Colby (Willimantic, Conn.) had matc-high 18 kills, while sophomore Lauren Fennessey (Joplin, Mo.) had 20 digs.
After winning the first two games easily, the Bobcats struggled in game three, as Colby held the lead for the entire game. After falling behind, 5-1, the White Mules rallied to take an 11-7 lead before the Bobcats closed out their sixth straight win. Bates is ranked second in New England.