Women's volleyball hit with two losses

WATERVILLE --The University of Maine at Farmington women's volleyball team dropped a pair of matches at the Colby Invitational today.

The Beavers (1-3) fell to the University of Southern Maine 3-2 (12-25, 11-25, 25-19, 25-14, 17-15) and Colby 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-12).

Against USM, Shannon Mitchell (Portsmouth, N.H.) paced Farmington with eight kills, seven aces and 13 digs, while Emily Beebe (Bristol, R.I.) and Jen Vadnais (Arundel, Maine) each had eight kills, Katie Allen (Bucksport, Maine) dished out 21 assists and Whitney Walls (Bar Harbor, Maine) turned in 10 aces and 12 digs.

Against Colby, Vadnais recorded six kills followed by Beebe with five kills. Allen had 16 assists and six digs.

The Beavers are scheduled to host USM Tuesday at 4 p.m.