2012 Johnson & Wales University Wildcat Fall Classic Final Results

from the desk of Daniel Booth - JWU Sports Information

BOX SCORE v MIT
BOX SCORE v Plymouth State

PROVIDENCE, RI (Sep. 29) — Senior Katie Spielbauer (Lakeview, Mich.) was named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2012 Wildcat Fall Classic after leading the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to a 3-1 record on the weekend, including a 3-1 (24-26, 25-13, 25-18, 25-23) win over host Johnson & Wales in the championship match.  The host Wildcats finished with a 2-2 record on the weekend for a second place finish.

Western's Paxton Thornton (Sharon, CT) was named to the All-Tournament Team after registering 66 kills and 40 digs in the 2-2 weekend for the Colonials.

September 28, 2012 Results
Johnson & Wales (6-10) def. WCSU (8-7), 3-1                                25-13, 25-23, 23-25, 25-19          
WCSU Highlights: Paxton Thornton 12 kills, 10 digs; Jennifer Hogan 28 set assists, 8 digs
JWU Highlights: Carey Kirk 13 kills, 3 blocks; Alyssa Drapeau 26 set assists, 20 digs, 8 kills

MIT (16-2) def. Plymouth State (8-7), 3-0                                        25-12, 25-16, 25-21       
MIT Highlights: Trinity Leonard 8 kills, 9 digs; Alyssa Rothman 20 set assists, 10 digs
PSU Highlights: Casey Stoodley 10 kills, 6 digs; Hannah Anderson 13 set assists

MIT (17-2) def. Johnson & Wales (6-11), 3-1                                 24-25, 25-10, 25-18, 25-16          
MIT Highlights: Alyssa Rothman 47 set assists, 5 digs; Ada Taylor 11 kills, 3 blocks
JWU Highlights: Karlie Haack 8 kills, 4 digs; Natasha Finkbeiner 17 set assists, 8 digs

Plymouth State (9-7) def. Western Connecticut (8-8), 3-2            25-23, 18-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-13              
WCSU Highlights: Paxton Thornton 17 kills, 14 digs; Jennifer Hogan 47 set assists, 15 digs
PSU Highlights: Casey Stoodley 23 kills, 21 digs; Kirsten Perrotta 40 set assists 5 digs

September 29, 2012 Results
Johnson & Wales (7-11) def. Plymouth State (9-8), 3-1                25-18, 25-18, 22-25, 25-16
JWU Highlights: Courtney Wright 10 kills 18 digs; Alyssa Drapeau 23 set assists, 8 kills, 8 digs
PSU Highlights: Casey Stoodley 16 kills, 27 digs; Kirsten Perrotta 29 set assists

Western Connecticut (9-8) def. MIT (17-3)                                      25-21, 25-22, 25-23
WCSU Highlights  Paxton Thornton 20 kills, 8 digs; Jennifer Hogan 34 set assists 
MIT Highlights: Ada Taylor 9 kills, 3 blocks; Alyssa Rothman 22 set assists, 3 blocks

Western Connecticut (10-8) def. Plymouth State (9-9), 3-1          25-14,13-25, 25-18, 25-16
WCSU Highlights  Paxton Thornton 17 kills, 8 digs; Nina Wojtkiewicz 13 kills, 12 digs 
PSU Highlights: Casey Stoodley 13 kills, 25 digs; Kirsten Perrotta 22 set assists, 5 digs

MIT (17-3) def. Johnson & Wales (7-12)                                         24-26, 25-13, 25-18, 25-23
JWU Highlights  Karlie Haack 7 kills; Alyssa Drapeau 13 set assists, 15 digs 
MIT Highlights: Jenny Astrachan 10 kills, 8 digs; Katie Spielbauer 36 digs

Standings
1.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology                                    3-1
2.  Johnson & Wales                                                                          2-2
3.  Western Connecticut                                                                    2-2
4.  Plymouth State                                                                              1-3

All-Tournament Team
Katie Spielbauer – MIT – Most Valuable Player
Kristine Bunker – MIT
Alyssa Rothman - MIT
Caroline Kirk – Johnson & Wales
Giselle Cram-Ortiz – Johnson & Wales
Paxton Thornton – Western Connecticut
Casey Stoodley - Plymouth State