WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Karolina Serhan had 10 kills and six blocks in three sets in a 3-0 loss to Middlebury College in NESCAC volleyball Friday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
The Panthers won by set scores of 25-15, 25-21, 25-15.
Middlebury settled down and scored the next five points off the serve of Gigi Alper for a 9-6 lead. Isabel Sessions had two kills during the run.
The Mules only trailed 9-7 in the second set when the Panthers started to take control. With the score at 12-9, Middlebury scored four straight points to push the margin to seven. After a point for Colby, the Panthers used a 4-0 run concluding with two straight kills from Sessions for a 20-10 margin.
The first set was close early and the teams were tied at 8-8. With the Panthers up 14-13, Middlebury scored eight of the next nine points to go up 22-14. Sarah Staver served a number of the points for the winners. Alice Roberts closed out the set with a tip winner that hit the line.