LEOPARDS, BLAZERS BEST PRIDE IN TRI-MATCH
CHICOPEE, Mass. – Regis College dropped both parts of a tri-match versus Elms College and the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon in Chicopee, Mass. Elms (17-6, 8-2 NECC) topped Regis, 3-0 (25-11, 25-16, 25-16) in the opening match, and Wentworth swept the Pride (25-13, 25-8, 25-8) in the second match. Wentworth is now 12-12 on the season, while Regis falls to 1-17, 0-11 NECC overall.
In the opening contest, Elms' sophomore setter Kevin Welsh (Wilbraham, Mass.) paced the Blazers to a .304 hitting percentage, highlighted by 10 kills each from Lebron, senior middle hitter Yonalvy Acosta (Holyoke, Mass.) and freshman opposite hitter Nicholas Green (Ware, Mass.).
Lebron added eight service aces and 10 digs, sophomore outside hitter Kordel Latimer (Lynn, Mass.) notched eight digs and freshman outside hitter Timothy Frappier (Wilbraham, Mass.) collected six digs in the winning effort.
Against the Leopards, Mike Buonincontra (Shelton, Conn.) paced Wentworth to a sweep of Regis, handing out 26 assists to help the Leopards record a .459 hitting percentage.
Ross Burdett (Needham, Mass.) and Brian Mann (East Freetown, Mass.) chipped in nine and eight kills each, while Rick Pignataro (Wilbraham, Mass.) amassed eight digs in the win.
Andrew Carroll (Natick, Mass.) finished with four kills, while Amicangioli registered 10 assists.
Regis returns to action on Wednesday night against Newbury when the Pride honors Andrew Carroll and Si Pan Leong (Boston, Mass.) in the Pride's annual Senior Day at 7:00 p.m.
Release courtesy of Elms College Sports Information