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Hilbert beats AU volleyball team, 3-1

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University volleyball team lost a 3-1 decision to visiting Hilbert Tuesday evening in the McLane Center.


The Saxons (1-8) lost the first two games (25-18, 25-23) before taking the third (25-23). Hilbert won the fourth (25-16) to take the match.


Junior Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) had nine kills, four service aces and two blocks and junior Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) had nine kills, eight digs and three blocks to lead Alfred. Junior Samantha Wood (Newfield, NY/Newfield) had four kills and six blocks; and juniors Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) and Tara Barone (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) had 16 and 10 assists, respectively.


Alfred is in action next on Friday and Saturday in the AU-hosted Empire 8 Conference Crossover Tournament. The Saxons play St. John Fisher at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Nazareth at 10 a.m. Saturday; and Utica at 3 p.m. Saturday.