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D'Youville defeats AU volleyball team in five

ALFRED, NY -- Visiting D'Youville handed the Alfred University volleyball team a 3-2 defeat Wednesday evening at the McLane Center.


Alfred (1-3) took the first set, 25-23, before D'Youville (2-6) claimed the next two (25-23 and 25-10). The Saxons rallied with a 25-23 win to force a fifth and deciding set, which the visitors won, 15-11.


Junior Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) led AU with 10 kills, 12 digs, three solo blocks and three service aces. Junior Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) had 12 kills, 14 digs and three aces; junior Samantha Wood (Newfield, NY/Newfield) added nine kills and four solo blocks. Junior Tara Barone (Dereby, Ny/Lake Shore) had 20 assists and nine digs and junior Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) had 17 assists and 11 digs.


Alfred is in action next at the New Paltz Invitational Tournament Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 and 15.