Wolves Drop Pair at Golden Flyer Invitational

Grace Allen (9) combined for 18 kills on Friday
Grace Allen (9) combined for 18 kills on Friday

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — The Keuka College Women's Volleyball team dropped a pair of matches on Friday night in the Golden Flyer Invitational at Nazareth College.

Keuka College (5-8) dropped the first match in straight sets to Baldwin Wallace University from Ohio. The Wolves then were swept by the University of Mount Union in the nightcap.

Baldwin Wallace University 3 vs. Keuka College 0 – 25-14, 25-13, 25-9

The Yellow Jackets jumped out to an early lead in the first set. They totaled 12 kills in the set and committed just one error. The Wolves had their best offensive set of the match in the opening set. Keuka College finished with 10 kills but it was not enough as the dropped the opener 25-14.

Baldwin Wallace opened up the offense in the second set with a match-high 19 kills in the frame. Conversely, Keuka had their lowest output in the second set with six kills. The Yellow Jackets won the second 25-13.

Baldwin Wallace carried that momentum to the third set. They took the third 25-9, winning the match in straight sets.

Lead Wolf: Grace Allen had a strong performance for Keuka College. The sophomore led the Wolves with 12 kills and did not commit an error in the match

University of Mount Union 3 vs. Keuka College 0 – 25-21, 25-10, 25-10

The Wolves and the Purple Raiders played a tight opening set. The set would be tied at 8-8 before Mount Union went on a five point run. Keuka would battle back late, drawing it down to a three-point match at 22-19, but Mount Union would pull it out to win the set 25-21.

Mount Union used a strong finish to close out the match in the final two sets. The Purple Raiders had 14 kills in the second set and 11 in the third. They combined for just two errors in the final two sets as they won them both 25-10 to sweep the match 3-0.

Lead Wolf: Abby Anderson had a strong game at the net for the Wolves. Anderson had four blocks in the match to go with her four kills. Three of her blocks were solo blocks.

KC Notes:

  • Friday was the first time that Keuka College has faced either Baldwin Wallace or Mount Union
  • Camryn Marcus had her top two assist performances on Friday. Marcus set a career-high with 14 assists against Baldwin Wallace and then topped that with 15 against Mount Union
  • Abby Anderson's three solo blocks set a new career-high

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves will finish the Golden Flyer Invitational on Saturday with matches against SUNY Geneseo and Nazareth College.