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Women's Volleyball Wins Fourth-Straight Match with Sweep at Nichols

Women's Volleyball Wins Fourth-Straight Match with Sweep at Nichols

DUDLEY, Mass. – The Wentworth women's volleyball team earned its first Commonwealth Coast Conference victory a 3-0 sweep (25-16, 25-12, 25-12) at Nichols College on Saturday evening.

With their fourth-straight win, the Leopards move to 10-4 on the year at 1-1 in CCC play. Nichols drops to 7-6 and suffers its second conference loss at 0-2.



  • Senior Leah Rogoz (Woodridge, Ill.) broke a 7-7 tie early in the first set, as Wentworth turned a 9-3 run to force a Nichols timeout. The hosts rallied for a 3-1 spurt, but back-to-back swings from Rogoz and an ace from freshman Chaise Kakuk (Laguna Niguel, Calif.) forced the Bison to burn their second timeout as the score read 22-14 in favor of Wentworth. The lead proved too large for Nichols as consecutive kills from junior Caroline Rupp (Sayville, N.Y.) alongside a Bison attack error sealed the set for WIT 25-16.
  • Both teams went point-for-point in the second frame until a 10-0 WIT run with senior Lexie Cambray (Bedford, N.H.) on the serve put the set out of reach. Cambray served two aces in the offensive surge, while sophomore Mary Zlotosch (Durham, N.H.), senior Claire Quick (Mission Viejo, Calif.) and freshman Riley Waggoner (Simi Valley, Calif.) each recorded a kill apiece.
  • The Black & Gold led from start to finish in the final set and raced to a 9-3 lead using three points from Waggoner. Wentworth closed the set on a 12-2 run to secure the 3-0 sweep.


  • Waggoner posted a career-high 9.5 points
  • Wentworth remains undefeated in the all-time series against Nichols at 4-0.
  • The Leopards win their fourth straight match in straight sets.



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