BRISTOL, R.I.--The Keene State College volleyball team improved to 3-0 for the first time in seven years, posting matching 3-1 wins over Framingham State University and Emerson College at the Roger Williams University Invitational on Saturday. The Owls rallied from a set down to beat the Rams 22-25, 25-15, 25-17, 25-12, then toppled the Lions 25-15, 25-20, 24-26, 25-15.
- Keene State: 3-0
- Framingham State: 0-2
- Emerson: 1-2
How It Happened - Framingham State
Freshman Bailey Wilson had a solid contest, with 52 assists and hitting .889 with eight kills and no errors, while serving up two service aces and adding a block assist. Senior Rachel Lamica hit .348 with 22 kills, adding 10 digs, a block assist, and four service aces.
How it Happened - Emerson
Lamica's day got even better, hitting .432 with 19 kills and six digs. Mathieu had eight kills, six digs, and two block assists, and Wilson had 44 more assists with three service aces while hitting .750 with six kills and no errors. Bunker had 14 digs and Kait West had a season high nine digs.
Niamh Dodd led the way at the net with a solo block and a pair of block assists.
- Keene State returns to the friendly confines of Spaulding Gym for the first time this season, hosting Westfield State University on September 5 at 7 p.m.