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Volleyball Falls To Colgate, 3-1

Holy Cross Athletics   09-26-2015

THE BASICS:

  • Score: Colgate 3, Holy Cross 1 (20-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-14)
  • Records: Holy Cross (3-11, 0-2 Patriot League); Colgate (4-10, 2-1 Patriot League)
  • Location: Hamilton, N.Y. (Cotterell Court)
  • Date: September 26, 2015
  • Time: 4:00 p.m.
  • The Lead: Freshman Lynsey Petersen (Palos Verdes, Calif.) earned a double-double as the Crusaders fell to Colgate by scores of 20-25, 25-15, 25-20 and 25-14 on Saturday afternoon at the Cotterell Court in Hamilton, N.Y.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Petersen registered a double-double with 10 kills and 13 digs.
  • Junior Mandy Sifferlen (Sudbury, Mass.) led the Crusaders with 19 kills.
  • Freshman Caroline Wells (Greensboro, N.C.) registered a team-leading 36 assists.
  • Sophomore M.C. Magner (Northfield, Ill.) led Holy Cross with 17 digs.
  • Kathleen Harris led the Raiders with 19 kills, while Molly Smith led with 33 assists and Madison McAndrews led with 16 digs.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

  • Petersen’s double-double is her fourth of the season.
  • With seven digs in today’s match, junior Emily Popp (Clarkston, Mich.) now has 1,110 in her career, which is sixth all-time in program history.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • With the score tied at nine a piece in the first set, the Crusaders scored six straight points to give them a commanding lead that was too much for the Raiders to overcome. Holy Cross won the set 25-20.
  • Colgate bounced back with a strong second set, starting out with a 10-2 scoring run and eventually defeating Holy Cross 25-15.
  • The Crusaders jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the third set, but could not hold off Colgate to maintain their lead. The Raiders took over the lead midway through the set at 12-11, and edged Holy Cross 25-20 in the end.
  • With five straight points halfway through the fourth set, the Raiders took command of a lead that Holy Cross could not overcome. The Raiders closed out the match with a 25-14 win.

UP NEXT

  • The Crusaders return to action Saturday, Oct. 3, as they travel to American for a Patriot League match beginning at 2:00 p.m.

KEEP CONNECTED:

  • There are numerous ways to stay connected with the Holy Cross volleyball team. Follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossVB, on Facebook and on Instagram. You can also get the latest news and results on the team sent directly to your e-mail. To sign up for e-mail alerts go here.

 

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