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Match-by-Match Summary of 2001 Volleyball Season

Final Season Record: 30-6 overall, 9-1 NESCAC (Team record for victories in a season)

9/7-8/01 --- Johnson & Wales U. Invitational in Providence, R.I. (3rd of 8 Teams)
vs. Suffolk (30-7, 30-11, 30-11 W.): Kills - 35 (Eliza Allen 13, Alexis Keeler 7) ; Set Assists - 31 (Christina Fucci 27) ; Digs - 17 (Katie Porter 5) ; Service Aces - 29 (Keeler 12) ; Blocks - 13 (Allen 3.5, Keeler 2).

vs. Bridgewater St. (28-30, 30-20, 26-30, 25-30 L..): Kills - 54 (Alexis Keeler 13, Laura Cox 11, Mar Lesnevich 10) ; Set Assists - 47 (Christina Fucci 42) ; Digs - 45 (Cox 13, Melissa DeCew 9, Katie Porter 7) ; Service Aces - 16 (Keeler 6, Eliza Allen 4) ; Blocks - 13 (Allen 3.5, Keeler 2).

vs. Roger Williams (30-17, 30-22, 30-15 W.): Kills - 37 (Alexis Keeler 12, Eliza Allen 9) ; Set Assists - 33 (Christina Fucci 29) ; Digs - 37 (Fucci 11) ; Service Aces - 19 (Keeler 6, Allen 5) ; Blocks - 10 (Melissa DeCew 3).

vs. Johnson & Wales (30-20, 30-28, 30-20 W..): Kills - 45 (Eliza Allen 14, Alexis Keeler 8) ; Set Assists - 42 (Christina Fucci 40) ; Digs - 42 (Allen 8, Melissa DeCew 8, Laura Cox 8) ; Service Aces - 10 (Keeler 3, Allen 3) ; Blocks - 10 (Allen 2.5).

NOTE: Alexis Keeler was named to the all-tournament team.

 

9/15-16/01 --- NESCAC Weekend at Bates (Lewiston, Me).
vs. Colby (25-30, 28-30, 30-22, 28-30 L.): Kills - 44 (Alexis Keeler 14, Eliza Allen 13) ; Set Assists - 41 (Christina Fucci 39) ; Digs - 41 (Allen 11, Keeler 9, Laura Cox 7) ; Service Aces - 16 (Keeler 7, Allen 4, Cox 3) ; Blocks - 8 (Allen 2, Keeler 2).

vs. Bowdoin (30-18, 30-18, 30-21 W.): Kills - 38 (Melissa DeCew 9, Eliza Allen 7) ; Set Assists - 32 (Christina Fucci 16, Katie Annand 11) ; Digs - 43 (DeCew 9, Laura Cox 7) ; Service Aces - 13 (DeCew 3m Fucci 3, Katie Porter 3) ; Blocks - 9 (Allen 3, Mar Lesnevich 2).

vs. Bates (30-26, 30-19, 30-28 W.): Kills - 49 (Alexis Keeler 16, Eliza Allen 15) ; Set Assists - 44 (Christina Fucci 42) ; Digs - 52 (Keeler 13, Melissa DeCew 11) ; Service Aces - 12 (Keeler 4, Allen 4) ; Blocks - 7 (Keeler 2).

9/18/01 --- at Rhode Island College in Providence, R.I.
(30-25, 30-24, 30-23 W.): Kills - 55 (Alexis Keeler 18, Eliza Allen 17) ; Set Assists - 46 (Christina Fucci 45) ; Digs - 55 (Keeler 16, Katie Porter 10) ; Service Aces - 12 (Fucci 4, Keeler 3) ; Blocks - 9 (Allen 3, Keeler 2).

9/21-22/01 --- Amherst Classic in Amherst, Mass. (2nd of 11 Teams)
vs. Tufts (30-21, 25-30, 30-22, 22-30, 15-10 W.): Kills - 61 (Eliza Allen 18, Melissa DeCew 13, Alexis Keeler 10) ; Set Assists - 55 (Christina Fucci 49) ; Digs - 48 (Laura Cox 13, Keeler 11) ; Service Aces - 13 (Fucci 3, Keeler 3) ; Blocks - 6 (Keeler 2.5).

vs. Plymouth St. (30-25, 30-17, 30-23 W.): Kills - 48 (Eliza Allen 15, Alexis Keeler 11) ; Set Assists - 45 (Christina Fucci 43) ; Digs - 28 (Katie Porter 6) ; Service Aces - 17 (Keeler 12) ; Blocks - 7 (Allen 2).

vs. Amherst (30-23, 31-29, 30-24 W.): Kills - 58 (Eliza Allen 20, Alexis Keeler 16) ; Set Assists - 49 (Christina Fucci 42) ; Digs - 73 (Laura Cox 15, Melissa DeCew 15, Keeler 15) ; Service Aces - 11 (Fucci 3, Katie Porter 3) ; Blocks - 9 (Allen 2.5, Keeler 2.5).

vs. M.I.T. (19-30, 24-30, 28-30 L.): Kills - 33 (Eliza Allen 12, Alexis Keeler 8) ; Set Assists - 30 (Christina Fucci 19, Katie Annand 9) ; Digs - 36 (Laura Cox 14, Keeler 8) ; Service Aces - 6 (Keeler 4) ; Blocks - 7 (Allen 2).

NOTE: Alexis Keeler was named to the all-tournament first team.

 

9/25/01 --- vs. Eastern Connecticut in Middletown, Conn.
(30-19, 30-24, 30-19 W.): Kills - 47 (Eliza Allen 18, Alexis Keeler 11) ; Set Assists - 42 (Christina Fucci 35) ; Digs - 56 (Laura Cox 13, Allen 10) ; Service Aces - 12 (Keeler 4) ; Blocks - 5 (Allen 2, Fucci 1.5).

 

9/28-29/01 --- Wesleyan Invitational in Middletown, Conn. (1st of 4 Teams)
vs. Trinity (30-22, 30-20, 25-30, 30-15 W.): Kills - 56 (Eliza Allen 20, Alexis Keeler 14) ; Set Assists - 50 (Christina Fucci 44) ; Digs - 55 (Laura Cox 16, Keeler 14) ; Service Aces - 21 (Keeler 5, Melissa DeCew 5) ; Blocks - 10 (Allen 3.5).

vs. Mount Holyoke (30-9, 30-20, 30-21 W.): Kills - 39 (Eliza Allen 11, Alexis Keeler 10) ; Set Assists - 37 (Christina Fucci 33) ; Digs - 45 (Katie Porter 11, Keeler 7, Laura Cox 7) ; Service Aces - 17 (Keeler 11) ; Blocks - 7 (Allen 3.5).

vs. Smith (30-21, 29-31, 30-21, 30-18 W.): Kills - 69 (Eliza Allen 27, Alexis Keeler 13, Mar Lesnevich 13) ; Set Assists - 61 (Christina Fucci 56) ; Digs - 71 (Laura Cox 15, Keeler 14, Melissa DeCew 12, Katie Porter 12) ; Service Aces - 20 (Keeler 10) ; Blocks - 7 (Allen 2.5).

NOTE: Alexis Keeler and Eliza Allen were named to the all-tournament team and Christina Fucci broke the career record for assists with 3,475 to date.


10/3/01 --- vs..Connecticut College in Middletown, Conn.
(30-16, 30-14, 30-17 W.): Kills - 43 (Alexis Keeler 13, Eliza Allen 8, Melissa DeCew 7) ; Set Assists - 40 (Christina Fucci 24, Katie Annand 16) ; Digs - 35 (Laura Cox 6, DeCew 6) ; Service Aces - 17 (Allen 8) ; Blocks - 6 (Allen 1.5, Keeler 1.5).

10/5-6/01 --- NESCAC Weekend at Wesleyan (Middletown, Conn.)
vs. Conn. College (30-0, 30-0, 30-0.): No statistics. Match was forfeited.

vs. Williams (27-30, 30-22, 18-30, 30-22, 16-14 W.): Kills - 73 (Eliza Allen 26, Alexis Keeler 23, Melissa DeCew 12) ; Set Assists - 66 (Christina Fucci 60) ; Digs - 66 (Laura Cox 25, Keeler 12) ; Service Aces - 12 (Allen 5, Cox 4) ; Blocks - 8 (Allen 2.5, Keeler 2).

vs. Middlebury (30-21, 30-15, 28-30, 30-17 W.): Kills - 72 (Eliza Allen 28, Alexis Keeler 17, Melissa DeCew 12) ; Set Assists - 61 (Christina Fucci 55) ; Digs - 73 (Laura Cox 23, Allen 13, DeCew 13) ; Service Aces - 13 (Fucci 4, Keeler 3, Cox 3) ; Blocks - 11 (Keeler 4, Fucci 2.5).

vs. Hamilton (30-15, 30-15, 30-15 W.): Kills - 38 (Eliza Allen 12, Rebecca Mintz 7) ; Set Assists - 30 (Christina Fucci 23, Katie Annand 7) ; Digs - 37 (Laura Cox 10, Alexis Keeler 10) ; Service Aces - 16 (Keeler 6) ; Blocks - 9 (Allen 4.5).

 

10/12-13/01 --- NESCAC Weekend at Tufts (Medford, Mass.)
vs. Tufts (30-27, 30-28, 30-28 W.): Kills - 45 (Eliza Allen 14, Alexis Keeler 14) ; Set Assists - 43 (Christina Fucci 40) ; Digs - 55 (Laura Cox 16, Allen 11) ; Service Aces - 8 (Allen 3) ; Blocks - 10 (Allen 3, Melissa DeCew 2.5).

vs. Trinity (30-26, 30-10, 30-25 W.): Kills - 48 (Alexis Keeler 19, Eliza Allen 8, Melissa DeCew 7) ; Set Assists - 42 (Christina Fucci 38) ; Digs - 31 (Laura Cox 8, DeCew 8) ; Service Aces - 11 (Keeler 5) ; Blocks - 5 (DeCew 2.5).

vs. Amherst (30-26, 24-30, 30-18, 28-30, 15-13 W.): Kills - 78 (Alexis Keeler 26, Eliza Allen 23, Melissa DeCew 15) ; Set Assists - 72 (Christina Fucci 69) ; Digs - 103 (Laura Cox 29, Keeler 24,, DeCew 20) ; Service Aces - 14 (Allen 5) ; Blocks - 8 (Keeler 4).

10/17/01 --- vs. Western Connecticut in Middletown, Conn.
(30-25, 30-26, 29-31, 30-17 W.): Kills - 67 (Eliza Allen 18, Alexis Keeler 17) ; Set Assists - 62 (Christina Fucci 52) ; Digs - 80 (Laura Cox 16, Keeler 16) ; Service Aces - 6 (Allen 3) ; Blocks - 10 (Allen 4).

 

10/20/01 --- at Coast Guard Classic (New London, Conn.)
vs. Trinity (30-27, 27-30, 31-29, 30-26 W.): Kills - 62 (Eliza Allen 25, Alexis Keeler 23) ; Set Assists - 52 (Christina Fucci 47) ; Digs - 52 (Laura Cox 13, DeCew 9) ; Service Aces - 13 (Katie Porter 5) ; Blocks - 15 (Allen 6, Keeler 2.5, Mar Lesnevich 2.5).

at Coast Guard (21-30, 30-21, 31-29, 30-11 W.): Kills - 60 (Alexis Keeler 28, Eliza Allen 17) ; Set Assists - 55 (Christina Fucci 54) ; Digs - 66 (Keeler 18, Laura Cox 16, Rebecca Mintz 13) ; Service Aces - 14 (Fucci 9) ; Blocks - 7 (Allen 3.5).

vs. Roger Williams (30-13, 25-30, 30-13, 30-24 W.): Kills - 51 (Alexis Keeler 18, Eliza Allen 12) ; Set Assists - 49 (Christina Fucci 36) ; Digs - 50 (Rebecca Mintz 12, Keeler 8) ; Service Aces - 24 (Laura Cox 7, Mintz 6) ; Blocks - 11.5 (Allen 3.5).

NOTE: Alexis Keeler and Christina Fucci were named to the all-tournament team.


10/25/01 --- at Mount Holyoke in South Hadley, Mass.
(30-19, 30-22, 30-21 W.): Kills - 45 (Eliza Allen 14, Alexis Keeler 10) ; Set Assists - 45 (Christina Fucci 38) ; Digs - 45 (Laura Cox 11, Keeler 9) ; Service Aces - 16 (Rebecca Mintz 5, Keeler 4, Allen 4) ; Blocks - 9 (Allen 2.5, Keeler 2, Mar Lesnevich 2).

Note: With this victory, Wesleyan broke the team record for consecutive wins with 17 and gave head coach Gale Lackey her 300th career coaching win.

10/27/01 --- at Amherst w/Williams in Amherst, Mass.
vs. Amherst (27-30, 30-22, 30-28, 30-19 W.): Kills - 72 (Eliza Allen 26, Alexis Keeler 26) ; Set Assists - 68 (Christina Fucci 61) ; Digs - 92 (Melissa DeCew 25, Laura Cox 18, Keeler 18, Allen 16) ; Service Aces - 10 (Keeler 3) ; Blocks - 16 (Keeler 6.5, Fucci 4, Allen 3).

vs. Williams (26-30, 32-34, 29-31 L..): Kills - 47 (Alexis Keeler 19, Eliza Allen 17) ; Set Assists - 45 (Christina Fucci 42) ; Digs - 71 (Keeler 21, Laura Cox 18, Melissa DeCew 15) ; Service Aces - 7(Keeler 2, Cox 2) ; Blocks - 11 (Allen 4.5, Fucci 2.5, Keeler 2).

11/2/01 --- at Middlebury (Middlebury, Vt.) (NESCAC Tournament - First-round match)
(18-30, 30-18, 28-30, 30-17, 15-5 W.): Kills - 68 (Eliza Allen 30, Alexis Keeler 20) ; Set Assists - 62 (Christina Fucci 59) ; Digs - 74 (Laura Cox 17, Keeler 17) ; Service Aces - 5 (Fucci 2, Keeler 2) ; Blocks - 7 (Allen 2.5).

11/3/01 --- vs. Bates at Middlebury (Middlebury, Vt.) (NESCAC Tournament - Semi-final match)
(30-17, 23-30, 30-17, 30-26 W.): Kills - 63 (Eliza Allen 24, Alexis Keeler 21) ; Set Assists - 58 (Christina Fucci 50) ; Digs - 57 (Keeler 15, Allen, 10) ; Service Aces - 13 (Fucci 4, Allen 3) ; Blocks - 10 (Allen 3, Keeler 2.5).

11/3/01 --- vs. Williams at Middlebury (Middlebury, Vt.) (NESCAC Tournament - Final match)
(30-26. 26-30, 30-21, 15-30, 7-15 L..): Kills - 64 (Eliza Allen 26, Alexis Keeler 22) ; Set Assists - 60 (Christina Fucci 58) ; Digs - 69 (Laura Cox 24, Melissa DeCew 17) ; Service Aces - 9 (Fucci 4) ; Blocks - 10 (Allen 3, Keeler 2.5).

 

11/8/01 --- vs. Western Conn. at Wellesley (Wellesley, Mass.) (NCAA New England Regional Tournament - 1st-round match)
(30-20, 18-30, 31-29, 30-23 W.): Kills - 44 (Alexis Keeler 15, Eliza Allen 14) ; Set Assists - 33 (Christina Fucci 29) ; Digs - 68 (Laura Cox 17, Keeler 14, Melissa DeCew 13) ; Service Aces - 7 (Fucci 2, Allen 2, Keeler 2) ; Blocks - 13 (Allen 4, Mar Lesnevich 2.5).

11/9/01 --- vs. Williams at Wellesley (Wellesley, Mass.) (NCAA New England Regional Tournament - semi-final match)
(30-28, 28-30, 14-30, 30-25, 9-15 L..): Kills - 57 (Alexis Keeler 21, Eliza Allen 18) ; Set Assists - 44 (Christina Fucci 40) ; Digs - 108 (Laura Cox 25, Allen 21, Keeler 20, Rebecca Mintz 19) ; Service Aces - 5 (Keeler 3) ; Blocks - 5 (Allen 1.5).