Roundup: Wahconah, Mount Everett volleyball teams pick up wins


DALTON — The Wahconah volleyball team earned a four-set win over visiting Mount Anthony on Thursday night, winning by set scores of 25-22, 25-19, 20-25 and 25-22.

Hannah Fletcher had 14 service points, six assists and four aces in the win. Kaylee O'Bryan added 12 digs, 11 assists and two aces, and Gabby Frydel finished with eight kills and six aces.

For MAU, Danielle Moscavello had eight aces, six kills and five blocks while Amber Metcalf had 10 digs, four aces and three kills.

Wahconah is now 7-7 on the season.

Mount Everett 3, Duggan 0

SPRINGFIELD — The Eagles picked up a narrow sweep over the hosts, winning by set scores of 25-21, 25-20 and 28-26.

Lizzy Sarnacki had six aces, three kills, three digs and a block, while Megan Smith had six aces and three digs. Ashley Atwood added five aces, two kills and two digs, and Faith Angell had two aces, two kills, two digs and three blocks.

"It was a good match for us," Eagles coach Dennis Sullivan said. "We matched up pretty well with Duggan."

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Mount Everett improves to 3-7.

Men's basketball

Williams men ranked No. 8 in first poll

The Williams College men's basketball team opened the season as the No. 8 ranked team in's men's top 25 preseason poll.

The Ephs earned 417 points in the poll, and finished last year ranked No. 17 in the nation.

The NO. 1 ranked team in the preseason poll is the No. 1 ranked team, and defending Division III champion, from last year in Nebraska Wesleyan. The Prairie Wolves defeated University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in last year's championship game, and UW-Oshkosh checks in this year at No. 2. Nebraska Wesleyan earned 24 of the 25 first-place votes given out, with the other vote going to No. 3 Augustana.

Whitman and MIT round out the top 5.

Whitworth is seeded sixth, and Springfield College is seventh just ahead of Williams. NESCAC rival Hamilton and University of Wisconsin-Platteville round out the top 10 teams, respectively.

The only other NESCAC team in the top 25 is Middlebury, at No. 17.


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