AU Press Releases

D’Youville edges AU volleyball team

BUFFALO, NY – Host D’Youville College defeated the Alfred University volleyball team in a tight, five-game match Tuesday evening.

D’Youville rallied to take the final two games and hand the Saxons a 3-2 (16-25, 25-22, 21-25, 28-26, 15-11) defeat. The loss snapped a four-match winning streak for Alfred, which had beaten D’Youville, 3-1, at home on Saturday.

On Tuesday, junior Emily Crosby (Fairport, NY/Fairport) led Alfred with 15 kills, three service aces and 19 digs. Freshman Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) had five 13 kills, two aces, 11 digs and a pair of blocks; sophomore Kellie Hughson (Albion, NY/Charles D’Amico) had five service aces and 22 digs; freshman Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) had 10 kills and six digs; and freshman Tara Barone (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) had 45 assists and 10 digs.

Alfred (5-4) is in action next on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. at home against Keuka College.