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Marissa Borgert Named All-Tournament as Brandeis Splits Against Hamilton and Trinity

Marissa Borgert Named All-Tournament as Brandeis Splits Against Hamilton and Trinity

From Brandeis University Athletics

The Brandeis University volleyball team split the second day of the Hall of Fame Invitational, as freshman Marissa Borgert (Blaine, Minn. / Spring Lake Park) was named to the All-Tournament team. The Judges lost the first match in straight sets, 3-0, to Hamilton, but swept Trinity (Conn.) on the backend. The Judges are now 12-11, the most victories for the program since 2012, when they went 21-14. At the end of the day's action, Hamilton was 12-7 and Trinity was 6-13.

AGAINST HAMILTON (25-21, 25-17, 25-18)

  • For the third match in a row, Borgert logged double-digit kills, this time amassing a team-leading 10 kills.

  • Freshman Clare Meyers (Richfield, Wisc. / Slinger) had an efficient day at the net, hitting .308 (5K-1E-13TA). Meyers also contributed from behind the service line, with a career-high four aces.

  • Junior Marlee Nork (Chicago, IL / Walter Payton College Prep) handled most of the setting duties today, compiling 19 assists.

  • Junior Yvette Cho (San Diego, Calif. / Rancho Bernardo) once again led the Judges in digs, with ten. Classmate Shea Decker-Jacoby (Los Angeles, Calif. / Marymount) almost joined Cho in the ten-dig club, just missing with nine.

  • All 11 Judges who played in the match had at least one dig, and seven of the 11 had three digs or more.

  • The Judges hit .053 for the match (27K-22E-95TA).

AGAINST TRINITY (25-23, 25-22, 25-23)

  • The Judges spread the attacking out in this one, as four Brandeis players had five or more kills but none had more than eight.

  • Borgert led with eight kills (on a .348 attack percentage), Meyers had seven, sophomore Emma Bartlett (Duxbury, Mass. / Duxbury) had six, and Decker-Jacoby had five.

  • Nork again handled most of the setting for the Judges, matching her assist total from earlier in the day with 19. This time, Borgert joined her in the double-digit club with 12 assists.

  • For the fifth time this season, Cho had 24 digs, leading Brandeis. Decker-Jacoby and Meyers also made significant contributions to the team's dig total, contributing 12 and 11 digs, respectively.

  • Nork set a season-high with four service aces.

  • The Judges hit .118  for the match (31K-17E-119TA).