Holy Cross Loses To Boston College, 3-0, To Conclude Beanpot Classic

Samantha Surface

WORCESTER, Mass. - Boston College had three players with double-digit digs and two more with double-digit kills as the Holy Cross volleyball team lost to the Eagles, 3-0, on Saturday at the Beanpot Classic at the Holy Cross Field House by scores of 25-18, 25-13 and 25-20. With the loss, the Crusaders fall to 1-7 overall while the Eagles improve to 7-1 on the season.

Junior setter Chelsey O'Donnell (Pittsburgh, Pa.) had a double-double for Holy Cross, tallying 24 assists and 10 digs. It was her third double-double of the season and the 14th of her career. Freshman Megan Lynch (Mendham, N.J.) added 10 kills and freshman Elizabeth Watters (San Francisco, Calif.) had 13 digs.

Setter Krissy Mussenden tallied 43 assists for Boston College while Mollie Kolosky collected 17 kills and Taylor Williams added 12. Jordan Meredith led the Eagles with 14 digs, followed by Krystle Higgins with 12 and Kristen Baader with 11.  

O'Donnell and senior Samantha Surface (Fresno, Calif.) were named to the All-Tournament Team from Holy Cross. O'Donnell tallied 43 assists and 18 digs during the tournament while Surface had 10 digs and eight kills overall. Kolosky and Williams were selected to the All-Tournament Team from Boston College while Jessica Tkachuk and Leah Neubeck were named from Northeastern.

Holy Cross returns to action Tuesday, Sept. 15 when it travels to Central Connecticut. Match time is set for 7:00 p.m.