Cattaneo Sets Record In Tri-Match Split

Cattaneo Sets Record In Tri-Match Split

Worcester, Mass. – Marina Ramos (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) had two monster games and Mia Cattaneo (Santa Barbara, Calif.) set the school record for career digs as Clark University split a pair of games at a tri-match held a Coast Guard Academy on Saturday.

Game Information
Game 1 Score:
Coast Guard 3, Clark 2 (26-24, 25-22, 14-25, 19-25, 15-6)
Game 2 Score: Clark 3, Endicott 2 (22-25, 26-24, 19-25, 25-12, 15-9)
Clark 8-4, 0-1 NEWMAC, Endicott 7-4, Coast Guard 5-4, 1-0 NEWMAC
Location: Roland Hall Gymnasium, New London, Conn.

How It Happened:
Coast Guard freshman Angelou Dunton led the Bears with a match high 25 kills and 14 digs.

The Cougars were led by Ramos who had 16 kills and 14 digs while Jacqueline Jimenez-Maldonado (San Francisco, Calif.) hit .357 with 13 kills. Cattaneo, who entered the day in need of ten digs to surpass the school's all-time leader Kara Scimeca (1,351) had 16 digs while classmate Savannah Sanford (San Anselmo, Calif.) added 11 digs.

In the nightcap, the Scarlet and White rallied from down 2-1 to secure the come-from-behind victory. Clark was led by Ramos and Jimenez-Maldonado who combined for 37 kills in the win. Ramos posted a team best 20 to go accompany 22 digs while Jimenez-Maldonado notched a career-best 17 kills to go with three digs.

Sophomore Rachel Webb (Celina, Texas) logged a match-high 50 assists while Cattaneo led all players with 32 digs, six shy of her career best that she posted in the team's 3-1 win over Salve Regina last season.

The Cougars held the advantage in kills (72-55), hitting percentage (.243 to .224) and digs (97-71) to improve to 8-4 on the season.

Coach Speak:
"We played two fantastic teams today," said Clark head coach Mickey Cahoon. "We had to battle from behind all day and I'm very proud of the effort."

Up Next:
Clark is back in action on Tuesday when they visit Daniel Webster at 7:00 p.m.

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