Wildcats And Owls Battle In Five Set Thriller

Wildcats And Owls Battle In Five Set Thriller

GAME INFORMATION:

Final Score: Keene State 3 – Johnson & Wales 2

Postgame Records: KSC 7-3, JWU 5-4

Location: Wildcat Center, Providence, R.I.

Length of Game: 2:13

Attendance: 103

 
 

GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

- Freshman Emily Kalmink (Byron Center, Mich.) carried the Wildcats attack with 18 kills on the night

- Sophomore Julianna Zaharais (Long Beach, N.Y.) had 34 digs for JWU in the setback while Kalmink collected two solo blocks and four block assists

- Senior Kellen Tensen (New Canaan, Conn.) tossed up 47 set assists 

 
 

KEY PLAYS/MOMENTS:

- After falling 30-28 in the opening set, the Wildcats pounced back with back-to-back wins including a hard-fought 25-23 victory in the third which included a big rally by the Owls

 

SUPPORTING INFORMATION:

- JWU and the Owls met at the Brandeis Invitational earlier in the season and Keene took that match 3-0 

 

UP NEXT:

JWU – Saturday, September 19th vs. Norwich* at 1pm (*GNAC contest)

KSC – Saturday, September 19rd vs. Rhode Island College* at 12pm (*LEC contest)