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Pitt-Bradford edges AU volleyball team
9/19/11

ALFRED, NY - The Alfred University volleyball team dropped a tight 3-2 decision to visiting Pitt-Bradford Thursday evening at the McLane Center.

Alfred (2-2) won the first set, 25-18, before dropping the next two, 25-20 and 25-17. After taking the fourth set, 25-21, AU fell in the decisive fifth set, 15-13.

Sophomore Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) led AU with 26 kills, 12 digs, and a pair of blocks. Sophomore Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) had 15 kills and five assisted blocks; Sophomore Samantha Wood (Newfield, NY/Newfield) had 10 kills, two service aces, and eight blocks (four solo); and sophomore Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) had 45 assists and seven digs.

The Saxons are in action next on Saturday, Sept. 17, for a tri-match with Hilbert (11 a.m.) and Washington & Jefferson (3 p.m.).