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Judges Top WPI in Four Sets

Judges Top WPI in Four Sets

From Brandeis University Athletics

The Brandeis University volleyball team beat the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Engineers in four sets Thursday night, 27-25, 25-20, 17-25, 25-22. With the win the Judges improve to 8-6, eclipsing head coach Alesia Vaccari's previous season-high of seven, done twice in her four seasons at the helm. WPI falls to 6-12 with the loss.


  • Two Judges had double-doubles: junior Shea Decker-Jacoby (Los Angeles, Calif. / Marymount) had 14 kills and a team-high 25 digs, while freshman Marissa Borgert (Blaine, Minn. / Spring Lake Park) had 10 kills and 21 assists.

  • Sophomore Emma Bartlett (Duxbury, Mass. / Duxbury) had 15 kills on 26 attempts, good for a .462 hitting percentage and a match-high in kills.

  • Junior Marlee Nork (Chicago, IL / Walter Payton College Prep) had a season-high 30 kills.

  • Junior Yvette Cho (San Diego, Calif. / Rancho Bernardo) had 20 digs.

  • Decker-Jacoby had a season-high six service aces.

  • The Judges hit .190 for the match (53K-22E-163TA)


  • Two Engineers reached double-digit kills: Casey Hunt (11) and Sarah Kwatinetz (10). Melissa Daigle just missed, amassing nine kills.

  • Azita Bakhtyari led all comers with 34 assists.

  • Four different WPI players had 13 or more digs. Victoria Nassar led the group with 19, Ann Kaczowka and Hunt had 15, and Bakhtyari had 13.

  • The Engineers hit .158 for the match (41K-19E-139TA)