PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Junior Ashley Dumont was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2014 JWU Wildcat Invitational as Coast Guard won a pair of matches on Saturday to win the championship.
Coast Guard beat Plymouth State 3-0 and host Johnson & Wales 3-2 to finish the tournament a perfect 4-0 to improve to 14-7 on the season.
In the first match of the day the Bears beat Plymouth State 25-20, 26-24, 25-23 as Dumont led the way with 14 kills and two blocks. Junior Maggie Hine led the way with 14 assists to go with eight digs in the win.
Dumont and sophomore Susan West would each post a double-double with 12 kills and 12 digs in the Bears 22-25, 25-13, 25-13, 23-25, 15-7 win over the host Wildcats.
"Coast Guard volleyball had a great weekend at the Johnson & Wales tournament," said Coast Guard head coach Aylene Ilkson. "We played hard and thanks to a total team effort, we came out on top. We pushed hard all week in practice towards this tournament and it was a great reward to earn a championship."
The Bears are back in action on Wednesday when they travel to Mount Holyoke for a conference match at 7 p.m.
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February 9, 2015 Ilkson Leaves Bears; Named Assistant at Dartmouth
December 18, 2014 Dumont Named ECAC All-Star
November 24, 2014 Dumont Receives Honorable Mention Selection
November 19, 2014 Dumont and Hernandez Honorable Mention All-American’s
November 17, 2014 Dumont and Hernandez Garner Regional Honors
November 12, 2014 Dumont and Hernandez First and Second Team All Conference
November 8, 2014 Bears Fall in NEWMAC Semifinals
November 4, 2014 Bears Upset Springfield to Advance to NEWMAC Semifinals
November 1, 2014 Bears Fall in Regular Season Finale
October 28, 2014 Wellesley Rallies to Beat Bears
October 25, 2014 Bears Fall at Roger Williams
October 21, 2014 Bears Shake Off Slow Start to Beat Emerson
October 18, 2014 Bears Rule the Day
October 14, 2014 Wheaton Rallies to Top Bears in Five
October 8, 2014 Bears Roll to 5th Straight Win
October 4, 2014 Dumont Leads Bears to JWU Invitational Championship
October 3, 2014 Bears Win Pair at JWU Invitational
September 30, 2014 Bears Fall in Battle of NEWMAC Unbeatens
September 27, 2014 Coast Guard Lose Two Heartbreaking Matches in Five
September 26, 2014 Bears Drop Two at Stevens Invitational
September 25, 2014 Bears Roll to 5th Straight Win
September 24, 2014 Bears Climb to 7th in New England Poll
September 23, 2014 Bears Cruise to 4th Straight Win
September 20, 2014 Bears Gritty Performance Puts Away Clark 3-2
September 16, 2014 Bears Stun Springfield in NEWMAC Opener
September 13, 2014 Bears Down Mariners 3-2
September 10, 2014 Bears Ranked 9th in New England Poll
September 6, 2014 Bears Split Once Again at Brandeis Invitational
September 5, 2014 Bears Split at Brandeis Invitational
August 30, 2014 Bears Roar to Pair of Wins to Remain Unbeaten
August 29, 2014 Bears Roll to Opening Night Win
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