Weston, MA --- The WPI Volleyball team spit a pair of matches Saturday at the Regis Pride Invitational. The Engineers rally from an early 3-1 deficit to defeat Worcester State in a semifinal contest before falling to regional power MIT 3-1 in the championship tilt. Senior Lauren D'Angelo (Wallingford, CT) earned all-tournament accolades for the Engineers who are now 3-1 on the young season.
Worcester State was led by nine kills from Alyssa Jasper (Rockland, MA), while Emily Cox (North Andover, MA) added eight of her own in the setback. Becky Lebel (Millbury, MA) also posted seven kills. Amanda Lewis (Poughkeepsie, NY) handed out 21 assists and added five digs, while Megan Brown (Dartmouth, MA) and Vicki O'Brien (Canton, MA) each posted 11 digs.
Beovich and Wallace led the WPI attack with six kills apiece. Nwagbara added five kills of her own to go with a pair of block assists while Dorenfeld handed out a team-high 20 assists in the setback. Bailey Sarber (Westerly, RI) led the Engineers with 11 digs, while D'Angelo added nine digs of her own.
The Crimson and Gray will return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Simmons to take on the Sharks at 7pm.
Large portion of release courtesy Regis Sports Information