Volleyball Falls at Williams

Becca Raffel finished with a career-high 19 kills.
Becca Raffel finished with a career-high 19 kills.

The Panther volleyball team dropped its second match in as many days as Middlebury fell 3-1 at Williams. The loss drops the Panthers' record to 4-7, 1-3 in NESCAC play, while the Ephs move to 13-1 overall, 5-1 in the league.

Williams took the first set 25-17, but Middlebury battled back in the second, needing an extra point to pick up a 26-24 win to even the contest at 1-1. The Ephs came back strong in the next two sets, winning 25-10 and 25-12 to earn the 3-1 victory.

Becca Raffel led the attack with 13 kills and a .333 hitting percentage, while Olivia Kolodka added seven kills. Hannah Blackburn had 34 assists and 15 digs in the match, while Emily Kolodka added 16 digs. Lizzy Reed owned a team-best 17 digs in the contest.

Tori Jasuta (19), Raea Rasmussen (12) and Claire Miller (10) led the Ephs in kills.