Sept. 4, 2004
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - The MIT women's volleyball team did not drop a game in Saturday's season-opening tri-match against Edgewood College (Wisc.) and Gordon College. The Engineers (2-0) easily handled the Eagles (1-3) from Edgewood, 30-13, 30-21, 30-12. In her first collegiate match, Ellen Sojka paced Tech's offense with 12 kills and had one ace, six digs, and two assisted blocks. Also making her debut in Rockwell Cage was Amanda Morris, who tallied a team-best 18 digs. Austin Zimmerman had a solid showing, finishing with a team-high six aces and posted nine kills, 31 assists, 11 digs, one solo and one assisted block. Caroline Jordan notched eight kills and 13 digs and was one of four players to earn two aces.
In MIT's 30-16, 30-13, 30-15 victory over Gordon (0-2), Ellen Sojka once again led the way with 12 kills and finished with one ace, seven digs, and two assisted blocks. Caroline Jordan had seven service aces and nine kills while Alice Chou dished out four aces in one game. Austin Zimmerman led the Engineers with 13 digs and 26 assists.
The next match for MIT will be on Tuesday, Sept. 7 when it travels to Brandeis University.