Phillips Big Blue Girls Volleyball '11

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The Phillips Academy volleyball team won its second straight New England Class A volleyball title in impressive fashion, sweeping St. Paul's in the semifinals and then sweeping Choate in the finals. Among those playing well for the Big Blue (14-3) were setter Chelsea Ward, hitters Alexei Bell and Amanda Simard.

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Girls Volleyball, 11/19/11 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Having all the answers

Every time Phillips Exeter challenged Phillips Andover, the Big Blue stepped up in a convincing 3-0 quarterfinal volleyball victory.

Facing a 7-7 deadlock in the first game, Zoe Roschach (12 for 13 serving, 7 kills and 7 blocks) and Jamie Shenk (12 of 14 serving with 3 aces, 5 kills) each had five-point service runs leading to a 25-12 win. When Exeter tied the second game at 11, the serving prowess of Chelsea Ward (20 for 20 serving, 26 assists) pushed the Big Blue to a seven-point advantage and a 25-17 victory. And in the final game, Andover fought off three set points and won, 28-26 on Roschach's serve.

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Girls Volleyball, 11/16/11 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Coming back strong


Phillips Academy's volleyball team dropped the first game to Phillips Exeter but roared back with three straight games for a 3-1 victory. Alexi Bell had a huge all-around game for the Big Blue (11-3).

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Girls Volleyball, 11/12/11 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Sweet revenge


The Phillips Academy volleyball team, which lost to Northfield Mount Hermon earlier in the season came back with a three-game sweep yesterday. Jamie Shenk had 21 kills for the Big Blue (6-3) and Chelsea Ward had 30 assists. 

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Girls Volleyball, 10/22/11 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Choate 3, Phillips 2

Phillips pushed Choate within a winner-take-all fifth game of its first loss but dropped a 15-12 decision. Strong serving from Chelsea Ward (19 service points, 7 aces and 33 assists) got the Big Blue a two-point lead midway through Game 5, but Choate rebounded to grab a four-pointedge and hold on.

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Girls Volleyball, 10/09/11 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars