ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University volleyball team lost a pair of matches at the Hilbert College tri-match Saturday. The Saxons lost to host Hilbert, 3-1, then fell to Utica, 3-1.
Against Utica, Alfred junior Samantha Wood (Newfield, NY/Newfield) had five kills, five digs and five blocks; senior Kellie Hughson (Albion, NY/Charles D’Amico) had 27 digs; junior Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) had 13 kills, seven digs and a pair of blocks; junior Tara Barone (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) had 15 assists and 11 digs); and junior Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) had 11 kills and 13 digs.
Against Hilbert, Wood had six kills and three blocks; Jensen had four kills and seven digs; junior Brittany Anselment (Baldwinsville, NY/C.W. Baker) had 15 digs; Hall had nine kills and three blocks; and junior Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) each had six assists.
AU is in action next on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at home against D’Youville.