Springfield, MA --- Elyssa Dorenfeld (Reading, MA) amassed 32 kills and 18 digs in two matches, including a double-double as WPI split a pair of non-conference volleyball contests Saturday at Western New England. As a result, WPI moves to 19-5 on the season.
The Engineers dropped their first match of the day to Elmira 3-0. Set one saw the Soaring Eagles win 25-6, while the final two sets had identical scores of 25-22.
WPI and Western New England went five thrilling sets, with the Engineers coming out the victors, 3-2. The Golden Bears won the first two sets by scores of 25-23 and 25-21. WPI fought back to take the third and fourth set (25-23 and 26-24) before earning the 15-13 win in the deciding set.
Dorenfeld picked up a double-double as she registered 19 kills and 14 digs. Kerrin Beovich (Seaford, NY) and Bailey Sarber (Westerly, RI) each tallied 11 kills for the Engineers. Woodward amassed 41 assists for a total of 66 on the day. Lauren D'Angelo (Wallingford, CT) combined with Porambo with 19 digs apiece.
WPI hosts Springfield in a key NEWMAC matchup Tuesday night at 7pm.