AU Press Releases

Saxons split volleyball tri-match at Hilbert

HAMBURG, NY - The Alfred University volleyball team split a pair of contests at a tri-match hosted by Hilbert College on Saturday. AU defeated LaRoche College, 3-1, before falling to host Hilbert, 3-0.

Against LaRoche, Alfred (4-10, 0-4 Empire 8) won the first two sets, 25-21 and 25-18, dropped the third, 26-24, and won the fourth set 25-18. Sophomore Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) paced AU with 16 kills and a pair of solo blocks. Sophomore Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) added 10 kills, three service aces, 16 digs and three blocks; sophomore Kelsey Brand (Elmira, NY/Elmira Free Academy) had six kills and seven blocks; sophomore Samantha Wood (Newfield, NY/Newfield) had nine kills, five digs and six blocks; and sophomore Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) had 34 assists to go with three blocks.

AU lost to Hilbert, AU lost by scores of 25-18, 25-17, and 25-23. Hall had 10 kills, six digs and three blocks to lead Alfred. Jensen had five kills and six digs; Anselment had 18 digs; Brand had five blocks; and Gallipeau had 16 assists and eight digs.

AU is in action next on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at Medaille.