The LEAD: The Bulldogs battled neck and neck with Fisher College, but ultimately fell 3-0 on Saturday afternoon in the final leg of a home tri-match.
Score: Fisher College 3, Dean College 0 (25-22,25-13,25-22
Records: Fisher College (5-2), Dean College (4-4)
Location: Pieri Gymnasium, Franklin, Mass.
Date: Saturday, September 16th, 2017
Time: 1:00 P.m.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Dean dropped set one 25-23 in back and forth affair. The Bulldogs trailed for most of the game, but never by more than three. They took their third lead of the game at 19-18 on a kill from Melanie Rios-Nevarez (Vega Alta, Puerto Rico) but could not counter the Falcons efforts down the stretch.
- Set two was controlled by Fisher from the start. After a Dean point cut the Fisher advantage to 16-12, the Falcons rolled off nine of the last ten points to cruise to a 25-13 victory.
- The third set was tightly contested the entire way. In a game that was tied 13 times, four straight Falcon points turned a 22-21 deficit into a 25-22 decisive final.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Aminah Tsonga (Plainville, Conn) led the Bulldogs with nine kills on 41 attempts. Kaitlyn Anderson (Clinton, Conn) added five kills and Rios-Nevarez added 15 assists. Tsonga, Anderson and Rios-Nevarez also added 13 digs each.