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Houghton defeats AU volleyball team

ALFRED, NY — Visiting Houghton College handed the Alfred University volleyball team a 3-0 defeat Thursday evening at the McLane Center.


The Saxons (1-19, 0-7 Empire 8) lost by scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-11. Houghton improved to 13-8 overall and 5-3 in Empire 8 Conference play.


Junior Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) had 10 kills and nine digs to lead Alfred. Junior Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) had seven kills and seven digs; junior Brittany Anselment (Baldwinsville, NY/C.W. Baker) had 15 digs; and juniors Tara Barone (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) and Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) had 12 and 10 assists, respectively.


Alfred is in action next on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. at Elmira.