WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Salem State's Morgan Adams (Scotia, N.Y.) reached 1,000 career assists in the Vikings' 3-0 loss to Westfield State on Wednesday evening at the Woodward Center. The senior dished out 19 assists and now has 1,011 for her career. The Owls won 25-15, 25-16, 25-14 and keeps the Owls perfect in MASCAC play (4-0) and 9-6 overall. Salem State drops to 0-11 overall and 0-3 in the conference.
The Vikings were led offensively by Sarah Janco's (Methuen/ Central Catholic) seven kills and Adams' 19 assists. The Viking defense had three double digit dig totals, Haley Reed (Goffstown, N.H./ Goffstown) with 11 and both Genevieve Kempster (Hopedale/ Blackstone Valley) and Emily Hennessy (Hanover/ Hanover) grabbed 10 each.
Brianna Starkey (Rockland/ Rockland) and Ashley Crowley (Billerica/ Billerica) paced the Owl attack with 11 and nine kills respectively. Both added solo blocks in the winning effort, Starkey had two and Crowley one. Senior setter, Ally Rega (Chelmsford/ Chelmsford), dished out 25 assists on the night.
Jess Haradon (Mansfield/ Mansfield) posted a game-high 15 digs for the Owls.
Westfield controlled the service line, connecting on nine aces compared to the Vikings' two. Lizzie Taylor (Medfield/ Medfield) led the charge with five and chipped in 14 digs.