MIT Defeats Coast Guard For MIT Invitational Crown

Sept. 24, 2005

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - In an all-New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship bracket, the MIT women's volleyball team emerged with the title after defeating Smith College in the semifinals (34-32, 30-21, 30-21) and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (30-26, 30-22, 30-20). Coast Guard advanced to the championship match after posting a 30-20, 32-30, 30-24 victory over Springfield College.

All-Tournament Team
Caroline Jordan, MIT
Nicole Gurr, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Kate Sorensen, Smith College
Ashley Reves, Springfield College
Kaitlin O'Reilly, Tufts University
Annie Denison, Williams College
Daryl Manzer, Skidmore College

Tournament MVP: Arlis Reynolds, MIT

Final Standings
1. MIT
2. U.S. Coast Guard Academy
3. Smith College
4. Springfield College
5. Tufts University
6. Williams College
7. Wellesley College
8. Skidmore College
9. Colby College
10. Vassar College
11. Muhlenberg College
12. Emmanuel College
13. Bates College
14. Endicott College

Saturday, September 24, 2005


Championship Bracket

Semifinals
MIT 3, Smith 0 (34-32, 30-21, 30-21)
Coast Guard 3, Springfield 0 (30-20, 32-30, 30-24)

Championship Match: MIT 3, Coast Guard 0 (30-26, 30-22, 30-20)
Third Place Match: Smith 3, Springfield 1 (30-26, 30-18, 27-30, 30-24)

Gold Bracket
Williams 3, Skidmore 2 (27-30, 30-24, 30-28, 25-30, 15-13)
Tufts 3, Wellesley 1 (30-25, 30-22, 23-30, 30-26)

Fifth Place Match: Tufts 3, Williams 0 (30-28, 30-25, 30-27)
Seventh Place Match: Wellesley 3, Skidmore 0 (30-19, 30-25, 30-28)

Silver Matches
Vassar 3, Muhlenberg 0 (30-27, 30-23, 30-28)
Colby 3, Muhlenberg 1 (30-14, 30-18, 21-30, 30-27)
Colby 3, Vassar 1 (30-17, 30-27, 22-30, 30-23)

Bronze Matches
Bates 3, Endicott 2 (19-30, 26-30, 30-23, 30-28, 15-11)
Emmanuel 3, Bates 1 (30-18, 30-24, 23-30, 30-17)
Emmanuel 3, Endicott 0 (30-28, 30-23, 30-26)

 

Friday, September 23, 2005

Pool A
MIT 3, Emmanuel College 0 (30-10, 30-21, 30-18)
Williams College 3, Emmanuel College 0 (30-18, 30-24, 30-26)
MIT 3, Williams College 1 (28-30, 30-23, 30-23, 30-18)

Pool B
Springfield College 3, Bates College 0 (30-15, 30-17, 30-20)
Wellesley College 3, Vassar College 2 (31-33, 30-25, 34-32, 25-30, 16-14)
Vassar College 3, Bates College 0 (30-19, 34-32, 30-20)
Springfield College 3, Wellesley College 2 (30-21, 27-30, 30-24, 24-30, 15-6)

Pool C
Colby College 3, Endicott College 2 (19-30, 30-16, 28-30, 30-16, 15-12)
Smith College 3, Skidmore College 0 (30-23, 32-30, 30-20)
Smith College 3, Colby College 0 (30-22, 30-12, 30-26)
Skidmore College 3, Endicott College 1 (30-22, 24-30, 30-12, 30-23)

Pool D
Tufts University 3, Muhlenberg College 1 (26-30, 30-14, 30-27, 30-28)
U.S. Coast Guard Academy 3, Muhlenberg College 0 (30-12, 30-20, 30-22)
U.S. Coast Guard Academy 3, Tufts University 2 (21-30, 30-24, 30-27, 28-30, 15-9)