WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Babson College women's volleyball team opened its 2010 season with a tough 3-1 loss at Brandeis. The Beavers took the first set, 25-21, before the host Judges rattled off three straight, 25-18, 25-16, 25-18, to win the match.
Junior hitter Nina Milovanovic (Belgrade, Serbia) was stellar in defeat for Babson, recording 11 kills and 11 digs while hitting .242 in the match. Junior co-captain Meg Flaherty (Hollis, N.H.) added eight kills and nine digs for the Beavers, while senior co-captain Katy Alea (Southborough, Mass.) chipped in with a team-best 13 digs. Sophomore Kathleen Lynch (Quincy, Mass.) also had a solid match with 28 assists and eight digs, and junior Alexa Untermann (Honolulu, Hawaii) contributed four kills and six digs.
The Beavers resume play this Saturday, when they travel to Eastern Connecticut State University for a 3 p.m. matchup.