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Engineers lose to Springfield College in NEWMAC Semifinal

MIT’s women’s volleyball team lost to Springfield College in the NEWMAC Semifinals, 25-23, 25-21, and 25-13. The Engineers finished the season with a record of 21-14. In the first set Springfield started with a 6-0 lead, but MIT fought back, gaining a 14-13 lead in the middle of the set. The second was closer in score, but after an attack error from the Engineers, Springfield took another win, giving them a 2-0 lead over the Engineers. In the third set, MIT kept the score close to Springfield, but ultimately Springfield took the win, ending the Engineers’ playoff run. Kelly E. Schulte ’12 tallied eight kills, two aces, and two blocks and Trinity P. Leonard ’13 posted seven kills and eight digs in the losing effort.