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Volleyball team falls to Utica, Ithaca at Empire 8 tournament
10/24/09

PITTSFORD, NY — The Alfred University lost to Utica and Ithaca in the second day of action at the Empire 8 Conference tournament Saturday at Nazareth College. Alfred lost to Utica 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-18) and Ithaca 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-8).

In the match against Utica, senior Emily Steen (South Pasadena, CA/Purnell) had seven kills, 15 digs and four blocks to lead AU. Junior Tara Quigley (Blue Point, NY/Bayport-Blue Point) had six kills; junior Erika Huyck (Forestville, NY/Forestville) had 13 digs; sophomore Emily Crosby (Fairport, NY/Fairport) had five kills and 14 digs, and senior Emma Walsh (Lancaster, NY/Mt. St. Mary) had 19 assists.

Junior Stephanie Miller (Indianapolis, IN/North Central) had five kills for AU against Ithaca. Crosby had nine kills; Steen four kills, 10 kills and five blocks; and Walsh had 17 assists.

Alfred ends its season with a 3-23 record (0-8 Empire 8).