SSC takes second at Williams Invitational
Salem State got a terrific performance from senior co-captain and All-American Jeff Santora, who fired a 5-under par 135 (69-66) in placing second at the 18-team Williams Invitational, finishing 10 shots behind the hosts at 580. It was Santora's second straight individual tournament victory in as many weekends, having won at Skidmore last week and also shooting under par. Jamie Cimini shot 73-74 — 147 while Nick Antonelli was 73-75 — 148, and Luke Paradis finished at 75-75 — 150.
580 score, 10 shots behind the hosts.
Salem State 2, Westfield State 1
Katie LaPrad scored the game-winning goal with just under two minutes remaining as the Vikings picked up their third win of the season.
Nichols 2, Endicott 1
Joanne Reid scored Endicott's only goal as the Gulls dropped to 3-3 on the season.
Endicott beats NEC, falls to RW
The Gulls bested New England College in five games, 3-2 (25-15, 25-19, 23-25, 14-25, 15-7) and were swept by Roger Williams (25-20, 25-23, 26-24) at the Springfield Invitational. Steph Wiese had 14 kills, 14 digs and 1 service ace in the win and 10 kills, 5 digs and 4 service aces against Roger Williams. Elyse Barbour added 12 kills, Jessica Kennedy 10 and Ashley Norley had 15 digs against New England College, with Ally Murphy finishing with 25 assists.
Gordon splits CCC contests
The Scots (2-9) began the day well by defeating host Eastern Nazarene, 3-1 (25-18, 25-16, 19-25, 25-20), but dropped the second match by getting bounced by Salve Regina, 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-15).
Westfield State 3, Salem State 0
The Vikings were swept in three straight games (25-14, 25-12, 25-11), dropping them to 4-9 on the season.
Salem State 6, Rhode Island College 3
Senior Meghan Dube won in straight sets at first singles (6-0, 6-4) and combined with Jessica Distler to win 8-6 at first doubles. Alicia Moore (4-6, 6-2, 6-4) and Carly Muniz (3-6, 6-1, 6-4) won at second and third singles, while Moore and Patricia Quartararo (8-5) prevailed at second doubles while Muniz and Michelle McEwen (8-5) did the same at third doubles.