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AU volleyball team handles Hilbert
10/09/09

ALFRED, NY -- The Alfred University volleyball team earned its second straight win, defeating visiting Hilbert three games to one Thursday evening.

AU (2-14, 0-4 Empire 8) dropped the first game, 25-27, before rallying to take the next three, 25-22, 25-22, 25-20.

Seniors Emily Steen (South Pasadena, CA/Purnell) and Emma Walsh (Lancaster, NY/Mt. St. Mary) had solid outings in the last home match of their careers. Steen had 11 kills, nine digs, three solo blocks and seven service aces and Walsh had 33 assists. Sophomore Emily Crosby (Fairport, NY/Fairport) added 11 kills and 12 digs, and junior Erika Huyck (Forestville, NY/Forestville) chipped in with 15 digs.

Alfred is in action this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10, at the SUNY Oswego Invitational. AU plays Oswego at 6 p.m. this evening before taking on Medaille at 10 a.m. Saturday and D'Youville at noon Saturday.