WORCESTER, Mass. – Milestones continue to lead the Wentworth women's volleyball team to unprecedented success, as senior Claire Quick (Mission Viejo, Calif.) became the fourth player in Black & Gold history to reach the 1,000 digs milestone in a 3-0 win over Worcester State.
Quick ranks fourth all-time, next to classmate Leah Rogoz (Woodridge, Ill.), who became the first player in the record books to reach 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs earlier this season.
Wentworth climbs to 4-2 with the victory while Worcester State drops to 1-3.
STAT LEADERS – Wentworth
Kills – Mary Zlotosch (10) (.333)
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Trialing 6-1 in the first set, the Leopards called for a break and erased the five-point deficit with a 7-2 run, as Quick tied the set 8-8. The Leopards pulled away in the middle of the frame, as another substantial run and a kill from freshman Riley Waggoner (Simi Valley, Calif.) set the score in favor of Wentworth, 19-12. Worcester State would only notch another point before a 6-0 burst and a final solo block from Zlotosch sealed the set 25-13 for the visiting team.
- The Leopards soared to their second straight win in less than an hour's time, hitting .448 and .500 in the last two sets.
- Quick now has 1,006 digs throughout her four-year career.
- Wentworth soared to its second straight win hitting .368 as a team, which ranks fifth all-time.
- Wentworth is now 11-13 all-time versus Worcester State, dating back to 1991.
The Leopards will host Lasell University on Tuesday for their home-opener at 7:00 p.m.
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