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BOSTON, Mass. - Extending its winning streak to a season-high four matches, the Amherst women's volleyball team improved to 11-5 (5-3 NESCAC) on the season with a decisive 3-0 (25-7, 25-13, 25-16) non-conference victory over Simmons.
Taking the first set, 25-7, Amherst secured a 12-point victory in the second before closing things out with a 25-16 win in the final frame.
Reigning NESCAC Player of the Week Lizzie Ahern '16 continued to pace the Jeff attack, registering a team-high 12 kills. Fellow first-year Nicole Carter handed out 25 assists while directing the Amherst offense, with Abigail Hunter '13 and Lauren Antion '15 adding six spikes apiece. Katie Warshaw '16 chipped in with 13 digs, while Kelsey Ayers '15 recorded four service aces.
The Lord Jeffs return to action on Friday, Oct. 19 against Springfield.