Women's volleyball finishes Cougar Classic unbeaten
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October 20, 2012
Hamilton College won its final two matches at Kean University's Cougar Classic and finished the tournament with a perfect 3-0 record on Oct. 20.
Hamilton (11-14 overall) pushed its win streak to four matches with a five-set victory against Kean on Saturday morning and a three-set sweep against Baptist Bible College in the afternoon. The Continentals stopped Baptist Bible's win streak at 11. All matches were played at Kean's Harwood Arena.
Brenna Corrigan '14 was selected the Most Valuable Player and Courtney Somerville '16 and Ally Martella '13 made the all-tournament team for Hamilton. The Continentals are off until Friday, Oct. 26, when they travel to Connecticut College for a NESCAC match.
Hamilton defeated the Cougars (22-8) by scores of 24-26, 27-25, 25-20, 24-26 and 15-10. The 66 kills for the Continentals were the most since they had 71 against Skidmore College on Oct. 6, 2007.
Corrigan hammered a career-high 19 kills and added 20 digs. Somerville smashed a season-best 13 kills and committed just two attack errors. She also had three blocks. Amanda Cohen '13 chipped in 11 kills and Blaire Frett '16 smacked 10.
Emma Lonadier '15 was credited with a career-high 46 assists and added three aces and 10 digs. Anna Brown '15 led the defense with a season-high 28 digs and Emily Rosen '15 recorded 14 to go with two aces. Martella posted six blocks.
Hamilton breezed to a 25-18, 25-23, 25-20 triumph against Baptist Bible (19-9). Corrigan boasted nine kills and 13 digs. Erin Casey '15 pounded six kills and Frett recorded six to go with four blocks.
Lonadier passed out 24 assists and Brown once again led the Continentals with 19 digs. Jamie Granskie '16 finished with 11 digs and two aces, and Rosen ended up with 13 digs and two aces.