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AU volleyball team sweeps weekend matches

ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University volleyball team swept swept a pair of non-conference matchups at an AU-hosted tri-match Saturday at the McLane Center.

Alfred defeated D’Youville 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 15-25, 25-20) and Morrisville State 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-17) to improve to 5-3 on the season. In Saturday’s other match, D’Youville beat Morrisville in five games.

In the D’Youville match, Alfred was led by junior Emily Crosby (Fairport, NY/Fairport) with nine kills, two assists and 12 digs. Freshman Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) had nine kills and three digs; freshman Samantha Wood (Newfield, NY/Newfield) had eight kills, two digs and a solo block; freshman Brittany Anselment (Baldwinsville, NY/C.W. Baker) had 10 digs; freshman Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) had five kills and nine digs; and freshman Tara Barone (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) had 22 assists and five service aces.

Crosby had 10 kills and 13 digs to pace Alfred against Morrisville. Hall had six kills, four service aces and 10 digs; Jensen had five kills and two assisted blocks; Wood had five kills, two assisted blocks and a solo block; Anselment had 10 digs; freshman Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) had 14 assists; and freshman Kelsey Brand (Elmira, NY/Elmira Free Academy) had 13 digs.

AU is in action next on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. at D’Youville.