Endicott Powers Past Nichols 3-0 in CCC Opener

Image of Meghan Frederick taking a swing at opposite.

BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott women's volleyball team hosted Nichols on Saturday in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC)  opener for the Gulls and cruised to a 3-0 sweep of the Bison.

The Gulls won by set scores of 25-7, 25-17, 25-9 to improve to 8-6 on the season and 1-0 in CCC play, while Nichols falls to 4-8 (0-2 CCC) The match served as part of Endicott's Homecoming Weekend festivities.

Endicott used a dominant all-around performance to record the sweep as the Gulls hit for a .352 average in the match while holding the Bison to a -.044 average.

The Gulls saw nine players record kills in the match, highlighted by a match-high six kills from Emma Mancini (Lynnfield, Mass.) in just one set of play, and Meghan Frederick (Sunapee, N.H.) who recorded five kills on 12 error-free swings to hit .417.

Zoey Gifford (Natick, Mass.) led all players with 14 assists and six aces in just two sets, while Karly Pedbereznak (Cheshire, Conn.) posted five assists.


  • The .352 average in the match for the Gulls ties a season-high, as Endicott hit .352 in the 3-0 sweep of Lawrence on the opening weekend.
  • Endicott is now 3-0 against Nichols all-time.


Endicott will travel to CCC foe Salve Regina on Wednesday for a 7:00 PM start, while Nichols travels to Western New England on Tuesday for a 7:00 PM start as well.