Amherst Wins Gold Bracket at Hall of Fame Classic

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First-year Rachel Yorke was named to the Hall of Fame Classic All-Tournament Team.

Courtesy of Smith College

NORTHAMPTON, MA - The Amherst College volleyball team wrapped up the Hall of Fame Classic with 3-0 wins over Springfield and Wellesley colleges, as the Lord Jeffs placed fifth overall to win the gold bracket. First-year Rachel Yorke (Los Angeles, CA) was the lone Amherst player to be named to the All-Tournament Team.

Amherst went 3-1 on the weekend to move to 22-3 on the season. The Jeffs return to action Tuesday for a crucial 7 p.m. NESCAC match at Trinity College.

All-Tournament Team
Nicole Ballon, Williams College
Kelsey Collasius, Bridgewater State
Stephanie Drumright, Bowdoin College
Jessica Duff, Wellesley College
Aylene Ilkson, Springfield College
Melissa Pun, Williams College
Katie Rowe, MIT
Catherine Shafer, Smith College
Lorraine Wingenbach, Brandeis University
Katie Wysham, Tufts University
Rachel Yorke, Amherst College

Tournament MVP
Amanda Morris, MIT

Final Tournament Standings
1. MIT
2. Williams College
3. Tufts University
4. Brandeis University
5. Amherst College
6. Wellesley College
7. Bowdoin College
8. Springfield College
9. Gordon College
10. Middlebury College
11. Wheaton College
12. Bridgewater State College
13. Smith College
14. Colby College
15. Westfield State College
16. Mount Holyoke College

Saturday Scores:
Championship Bracket
MIT def. Tufts 3-0 (30-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Williams def. Brandeis 3-2 (26-30, 30-25, 23-30, 30-28, 15-11)
Tufts def Brandeis 3-1 (30-20, 28-30, 30-28, 30-28)
MIT def. Williams 3-0 (30-26, 30-25, 30-28) (Championship)

Gold Bracket
Wellesley def. Bowdoin 3-0 (30-22, 30-22, 30-24)
Amherst def. Springfield 3-0 (30-28, 30-16, 30-24)
Bowdoin def. Springfield 3-2 (30-18, 30-26, 28-30, 32-34, 15-11)
Amherst def. Wellesley 3-0 (30-18, 30-15, 30-23) (5th Place)

Silver Bracket
Middlebury def. Bridgewater St. 3-0 (30-25, 30-22, 30-21)
Gordon def. Wheaton 3-0 (30-16, 30-22, 30-16)
Wheaton def. Bridgewater St. 3-0 (32-30, 30-22, 30-25)
Gordon def. Middlebury 3-0 (30-19, 30-26, 30-28) (9th place)

Bronze Bracket
Smith def. Mt. Holyoke 3-0 (30-20, 30-27, 30-27)
Colby def. Westfield St. 3-2 (27-30, 30-14, 24-30, 30-26, 15-12)
Westfield St. def. Mt. Holyoke 3-0 (30-27, 30-18, 30-21)
Smith def. Colby 3-0 (30-12, 30-24, 30-27) (13th place)

SPRINGFIELD BOX SCORE

WELLESLEY BOX SCORE