Coming off several electric games last week, the Amherst women’s volleyball team suffered its first loss to conference rival Williams in a tough Wednesday night match. But the purple and white bounced back quickly on Saturday with an impressive showing in their double-header at Babson University.

The Firedogs traveled to Williamstown on Wednesday night and overwhelmed the Ephs to start. The first set was a hard-fought match, with each team fighting for every point.

Amherst women’s volleyball built on its impressive, undefeated record this week: The team earned its first two wins in NESCAC competition, boosting the Jeffs to 7-0 overall and 2-0 in conference play.

Amherst women’s volleyball enjoyed another successful week with two non-conference wins and a crucial victory in their match against NESCAC leader Bowdoin, boosting their overall record to 16-2. With these three wins in the books, Amherst is a perfect 8-0 at home in LeFrak Gymnasium and is riding a four game winning streak into this coming week of competition.