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AU volleyball team takes two at tri-match

ALFRED, NY - The Alfred University volleyball team defeated visiting Morrisville State and Penn College during a tri-match played Sunday afternoon in the McLane Center.

AU (2-1) defeated Morrisville 3-0 (25-20, 25-15 and 25-23) and got by Penn College 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-13, 25-18). In the win over Morrisville, sophomore Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) led AU with 11 kills, nine digs, a service ace and one solo block. Sophomore Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) had 10 blocks and a service ace; senior Emily Crosby (Fairport, NY/Fairport) had 10 kills and a pair of digs; and sophomore Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) had 29 assists and a solo block.

In the Penn College match, Hall had 15 kills, 17 digs and two solo blocks; Crosby had 11 kills, 13 digs and two service aces; Jensen had 14 kills and a pair of blocks; Gallipeau had 44 assists; and sophomore Kelsey Brand (Elmira, NY/Elmira Free Academy) had five blocks (three solo).

The Saxons are in action next on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. at home against Pitt-Bradford.