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Conference Champs!

By SMASH, 11/25/19, 10:30AM EST


Sacred Heart, Bentley take NEC, NE10 crowns


Sacred Heart University won the NEC conference tournament with a 3-0 victory over CCSU, booking their spot in the NCAA Division 1 women's volleyball tournament.  The tournament selection show will air on ESPNU on December 1.  SMASH alumnae Gianna Scioletti and Emma Smallcomb were named to the All-Tourament team.

Bentley University won the NE10 conference tournament with an amazing comeback against AIC, rallying from 0-2 for a resilient win on their home court.  The Falcons secured an automatic bid to the NCAA Division 2 women's volleyball tournament, with the full field announced November 25.  NE10 Rookie of the Year and SMASH alum Ingrid Murphy posted a double-double, and SMASH 16s assistant coaches Dani Milner and Rachel Bruno led the Falcons to their gutsy comeback victory.  Bruno was named the championship's Most Valuable Player.  SMASH coaches Joey Pacis and Konst DImov will lead Bentley into East Regional action during the first weekend in December.