|Carolina Berger served two aces and made nine digs for the Jumbos
Match recap courtesy of Williams College
WILLIAMSTOWN - In NESCAC Championship semi-final action today, first-seeded Williams (24-4) defeated fourth-seeded Tufts (20-8) in three sets.
The Ephs won 25-22, 25-11 and 25-8 to advance to tomorrow's NESCAC finals against the winner of the Bowdoin vs Amherst semi-final match. The final is scheduled for a noon start.
Williams and Tufts had close play through the first set, with strong performances by Williams' pin hitters and Tufts' middles. The set was closed by Williams at 25-22.
Williams found themselves down early in the second set, but rallied to pull away to 13-8 with strong play from Tori Jasuta. Williams finished the set at 25-11.
In the third set, Williams steadily outperformed Tufts, and had a 9-3 lead early on. Williams never relinquished their lead and finished at 25-8.
Jasuta led Williams' offense with 17 kills, while Mandy Schott had 11 digs. Ryan Farley had 38 assists.
Haley Hopper had five kills for Tufts, and Carolina Berger had nine digs. Kyra Baum finished with 15 assists.