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Volleyball Tops Becker, 3-0

Photo Credit: Clarus Studios
Photo Credit: Clarus Studios

LEICESTER, Mass.—Freshman Amari King (Lawrence, Mass.) totaled 14 kills on a .321 hitting percentage to lead the Anna Maria College volleyball team to a 3-0 win against Becker College on Tuesday evening.


With her 36 assists tonight, senior setter Samantha Parker (Athol, Mass.) has shattered her three-game sets record and has recorded the second-most assists in any match of her decorated career. Her previous three-game record of 27 assists was set last season in a 3-0 loss to Simmons, her previous second-highest overall assist performance was a 33-assist performance in a four-set match against the University of St. Joseph last season.


The AMCATS now hold a 6-2 record against Becker dating back to 2005. This marks the fifth-straight win in a row for Anna Maria and the second-straight win in three sets.


In addition to King, the AMCATS saw eight kills from senior Jessica Goulet (Lawrence, Mass.) and seven kills from sophomore Rebecca Foti (Bedford, N.H.). As a team, Anna Maria hit at an impressive .209 hitting percentage.

Parker and sophomore Kerri Earle (Bethel, Conn.) both totaled service aces; as a team, the AMCATS totaled 11 aces.


Parker posted a team-leading 12 digs, alongside 11-dig performances from both senior Brianna LaRegina (Troy, N.H.) and freshman Carolina Garcia (Springfield, Mass.).

At the net, Goulet totaled two blocks.


Becker saw a team-high seven kills from Cheyenne Melanson. Charlene Landry dished out 11 assists, while Brittney Bullis totaled a match-high 14 digs.


Anna Maria opens Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play on Thursday in a 7:00 p.m. match at Suffolk.