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Women's Volleyball Captures Springfield College Invitational

Springfield Invitational Women's Volleyball Champions Trinity Box Score

Rhode Island College Box Score

Springfield, Mass. - September 6, 2008 – Fueled by the Invitational Most Valuable Player Aylene Ilkson (Baldwin, N.Y.), the Springfield College women's volleyball team won a pair of games on Saturday en route to the Springfield College Invitational Championship.

In its first game of the day, the Pride rallied past Trinity in five games, 23-25, 16-25, 25-22, 25-16, 15-9. The Pride then went on to sweep its third match of the weekend as it down Rhode Island College, 25-17, 25-14, 25-18.

Ilkson was outstanding against Trinity as she erupted for 17 kills and 20 digs to lead the way for Springfield. Heather Lively (Royalston, Mass.) chipped in with 12 kills, while Sarah Lang-Rodean (Mansfield, Conn.) added 10 kills. Jessica Baldwin (Fairport, N.Y.) also added four service aces.

In its final match of the Invitational, the Pride cruised past Rhode Island College behind Ilkson's 11 kills and Lively's eight.

Scores of Day 2 of Springfield College Invitational

Trinity 3, SUNY-Cobleskill 1 --26-28, 25-18, 25-10, 25-13
Springfield 3, Trinity 2 -- 23-25, 16-25, 25-22, 25-16, 15-9
Emerson 3, Rhode Island College 0 -- 25-18, 25-15, 29-17
Springfield 3, Rhode Island College 0 -- 25-17, 25-14, 25-18
Emerson 3, SUNY-Cobleskill 0 -- 25-15, 25-15, 15-16

All Tournament Team
Shorna Brown - SUNY-Cobleskill
Emily Borsting - Trinity
Jackie Gervais - Rhode Island College
Sara Rutan - Emerson
Lauren Zaniboni - Emerson
Heather Lively - Springfield
Aylene Ilkson - Springfield - Most Outstanding Player

SC Inviational Women's Volleyball All-Tournament
Aylene Ilkson, Jess Baldwin, and Heather Lively

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Head Coach Moira Long Moira Long will enter her third season as head women's volleyball coach in the fall of 2013. Long has wasted little time putting her stamp on the program, taking the Pride to consecutive trips to the NCAA Championships, including the Elite Eight in 2011. Read more.

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