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Volleyball Sweeps Lafayette, 3-0

Holy Cross Athletics   10-10-2015

THE BASICS:

Score: Holy Cross 3, Lafayette 0 (25-16, 25-23, 26-24)

Records: Holy Cross (5-13, 2-4 Patriot League); Lafayette (10-7, 2-4 Patriot League)

Location: Worcester, Mass. (Hart Center)

Date: October 10, 2015

Time: 5:05 p.m.

The Lead: Junior Mandy Sifferlen (Sudbury, Mass.) and freshman Lynsey Petersen (Palos Verdes, Calif.) each posted 12 kills as the Holy Cross volleyball team defeated Lafayette, 3-0, by scores of 25-16, 25-23 and 26-24 on Saturday afternoon in Patriot League action. The Crusaders have now won two straight matches as they also defeated Navy on Friday, 3-2.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Sophomore M.C. Magner (16, Northfield, Ill.) led the Crusaders with 11 digs, while freshman Caroline Wells (Greenboro, N.C.) tallied 16 assists.
  • Elizabeth Walsh led the Leopards with nine kills, while Samantha Volk totaled 24 assists for Lafayette.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

  • The Crusaders are 2-0 so far this season at home.
  • Sifferlen posted double-digit kills for the 15th time this season out of 18 matches.  

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Crusaders controlled the first set winning 25-16. Petersen led the Crusaders with five kills.
  • With the Crusaders leading the second set, 24-23, Sifferlen posted a kill to clinch a 25-23 victory. Petersen and Sifferlen each posted five kills.
  • With the third set tied at 24-24, the Crusaders won two consecutive points to earn the 26-24 match-clinching third-set win. Junior Natalie Welsch (Eden Prairie, Minn.) was outstanding with six kills and a .600 hitting percentage.

UP NEXT

  • The Crusaders return to action on Tuesday, Oct. 13, when they travel to Smithfield, R.I., to take on Bryant at 7:00 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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