Wolves Sweep Fighting Tigers in Women's Volleyball

Katelyn Warren (22) and Alyssa Rex (2) attempting the block for Keuka -- Photo by Mary Mullen
Katelyn Warren (22) and Alyssa Rex (2) attempting the block for Keuka -- Photo by Mary Mullen
KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – The Keuka College Women's Volleyball earned their first North Eastern Athletic Conference victory of the season, defeating SUNY Cobleskill in straight sets on Saturday at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center.
 
Keuka College (2-8, 1-1 NEAC) totaled 33 kills on Saturday and committed just eight errors. Meg Calhoun led the Green and Gold with eight kills. Jadine Buddingh added seven and neither Calhoun or Buddingh posted an error on the day. Alyssa Rex led Keuka College with 18 assists and eight digs against the Fighting Tigers.
 
Keuka College 3 (25, 25, 25) vs. SUNY Cobleskill 0 (16, 13, 8)
 
The Wolves started out strong on Saturday morning. With the first set tied at 6-6, Keuka College got five straight points on the serve of Lauren Moelbert to create separation in the set. The Green and Gold rode that momentum to a 25-16 first set victory. 
 
Keuka College remained in control in the second set. The Wolves had nine kills against just two errors for a .350 hitting percentage, winning the second set 25-13. In the third set, Keuka opened on a 6-0 run to gain control of the set and force a SUNY Cobleskill timeout. The lead would get to 8-0 before the Fighting Tigers got on the board. The Wolves continued to the 25-8 third set victory, sweeping the match.
 
KC Notes:
  • Keuka College maintains its perfect record against SUNY Cobleskill. The Wolves have never lost to Fighting Tigers in 17 matches, with 10 of the matches coming within the North Eastern Athletic Conference
  • The win snapped a five match losing streak for Keuka
  • The Wolves have won their last seven North Eastern Athletic Conference home openers.
 
Coming up for Keuka College: The Wolves travel to Alfred University on Tuesday before returning to the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center to host Penn College in a North Eastern Athletic Conference match on Friday, September 22 at 7pm.