Alfred Defeats Keuka College in Women’s Volleyball

Alfred Defeats Keuka College in Women’s Volleyball

ALFRED, N.Y. – The Keuka College Women's Volleyball team lost on Tuesday evening in straight sets at Alfred University.

Keuka College (2-9, 1-1 NEAC) got a team-high seven kills from senior Jadine Buddingh. Alyssa Rex had 14 assists and Emily Cottrell added eight digs for the Wolves.

Alfred University 3 (25, 25, 25) vs. Keuka College 0 (21, 19, 14)

The Wolves got out to an early lead against the Saxons, going ahead 10-8 in the first following a kill by Buddingh. However, Alfred rattled off eight straight points to take advantage of the set. They continued onto the 25-21 victory.

In the second set, the same pattern played out with Keuka taking a 10-9 lead. Alfred once again responded. They scored seven of the next eight points to take the lead in the set. The Saxons went up 2-0 in the match after winning the second set 25-19.

In the third set, the offense struggled for the Wolves, committing eight errors. Conversely, Alfred had their best offensive output in the match with 12 kills. The Saxons took the third 25-14, winning the match 3-0.

KC Notes:

  • The series between Keuka College and Alfred University began in 1987. Despite the loss, the Wolves still lead the all-time series 25-13
  • With her eight digs today, Emily Cottrell has surpassed 100 digs for the season
  • Meg Calhoun was named one of Keuka College's Student-Athletes of the Week on Tuesday

Coming up for Keuka College: The Wolves return to conference play on Friday night at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center. Keuka College will host Penn College in a North Eastern Athletic Conference match. The Wolves defeated the Wildcats in straight sets last season.