Senior Lindsey Massicotte had 46 digs as Central Connecticut downed Saint Francis U, 3-1, in volleyball action on Friday in Loretto, PA. The digs total ties for the seventh-most in a four-set match in NCAA Division I record.
The win improves CCSU to 17-7 overall and 10-3 in Northeast Conference play. The Blue Devils have already clinched a spot in the NEC Tournament to be held Nov. 17-18 at the top-seeded school.
Massicotte, who had already set a CCSU school-record for single-match digs twice this season, posted the highest four-set total of the season in the NCAA with her effort on Friday.
The Red Flash won the opening set, 25-22, but the Blue Devils responded to take the next three sets by scores of 26-24, 25-22 and 25-20.
Freshman Samantha McCreath tallied a double-double with 17 kills and 16 digs, while classmate Emma Henderson added 15 kills and 21 digs. Sophomore Erin McDermott had 31 assists and junior Kaitlyn Kushman added 27.
The Blue Devils totaled 107 digs as a team and held the Red Flash to a .167 hitting percentage.
The Blue Devils close the regular season at Robert Morris on Saturday afternoon.