Nov. 4, 2001
Fairfield, Conn.: The Fairfield University volleyball team started out slow and trailed by as much as seven points, but rallied for six unanswered points off Becky Guess ' serve and eventually came back to win game one 30-27, on their way to a 3-0 match victory over Siena tonight at Alumni Hall on senior night.
Co-captain seniors Joanne Saunders and Meghan Mahaffy each had solid performances in their final home MAAC match for the Stags. Saunders recorded a double-double with 17 kills and match-highs for digs with 20 and service aces with three. Mahaffy notched six kills, eight digs, and a match-high 42 assists. Junior Conny Paul led the field with 24 kills. As a team, the Stags hit an impressive .325.
Fairfield, now 16-9 overall and 8-1 in the MAAC, will be back in action Thursday night at home against Uconn when they'll try to avenge their 3-0 loss of September 30th.