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Jeffs Earn No. 4 Seed in NESCAC Tourney

November 4, 2003

AMHERST, MA - The Amherst College volleyball team finished the regular season at 24-7 and earned the No. 4 seed in the NESCAC Postseason Championship Tournament, hosted by Williams College this Friday and Saturday. The Jeffs will face fifth-seeded Tufts University, which finished 20-10, Friday night at 8 p.m.

Amherst bested the Jumbos in the teamsí lone regular-season matchup, held at Tufts, 3-1, led by junior Nicole Davidson (Los Angeles, CA) and first-year Kristin Quinn (Los Angeles, CA), who had 17 and 16 kills, respectively.

In other tournament action, top-seeded Williams (30-3) faces No. 8 seed Bowdoin College (13-16), and second-seeded Bates College (24-8) matches up against seventh-seeded Middlebury College (12-12) at 6 p.m. Also, No. 3 seed Colby College (22-8) faces No. 6 seed Wesleyan (18-11) at 8 p.m.

The semifinal matches will be held concurrently on Saturday at 11 p.m., and the championship match is set for 3 p.m.