Saint Joseph's Blanks Husson, 3-0

Saint Joseph's Blanks Husson, 3-0

BANGOR, Maine – Saint Joseph's College (7-14, 3-5 GNAC) defeated Husson University (5-13, 2-0 NAC), 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-13), in a non-conference women's volleyball match on Tuesday evening.

The Monks, who entered tonight's action having lost two in a row, snapped a four-game Husson winning streak with the shutout triumph.

Saint Joseph's held advantages in kills (30-18), assists (27-17), aces (7-6), digs (59-44), and total blocks (8-7) on the evening.

The Monks also benefited from a subpar hitting effort on the Eagles' behalf in the victory, as the hosts tallied 18 kills and 19 errors in 96 attempts for a negative-10 attack percentage. On the flip side, St. Joe's totaled 30 kills with 20 miscues in 116 attacks.


  • Junior Kelsey Bickford (Somersworth, N.H.) posted a game-high 11 kills with seven digs
  • Sophomore Erin Olson (Stoughton, Mass.) netted eight kills with an outstanding .467 attack percentage and three total blocks
  • Senior Sarah Dyer (Seabrook, N.H.) notched a double-double with 14 assists and 11 digs
  • Senior Jennelle Thompson (Rochester, N.H.) registered a match-high 24 digs


  • Kate Woods paced the hosts with five kills
  • Hanna Hembrow notched 16 assists
  • Adrienne Beatty chipped in with 22 digs


Saint Joseph's travels to Framingham State University on Thursday for a 6:00 PM non-conference matchup.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at