ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The SUNY Geneseo women's volleyball team picked up a pair of wins over Utica (3-0) and host University of Rochester (3-2) on Saturday afternoon, capping an undefeated weekend at the 2016 UR Volleyball Invitational.
Senior middle blocker Courtney Cleary and first-year libero Sam Mendelsohn collected All-Tournament Team honors after leading the Knights to a 3-0 record for the tournament after also taking down Hamilton, 3-1, on Friday.
Geneseo 3, Utica 0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-9)
First-year outside hitter Abby May led all players with 11 kills, while classmate Shea Casey registered a career-high nine service aces to highlight the victory. Geneseo combined for a season-best 21 service aces on the match.
Geneseo 3, Rochester 2 (25-16, 25-19, 13-25, 18-25, 15-10)
Geneseo jumped out to a 2-0 lead before Rochester took the next two sets to force a decisive fifth set. The teams traded points to start the fifth, but Geneseo used a 4-0 run, including three-straight May kills, to break a 4-4 tie and take an 8-4 advantage.
The Yellow Jackets responded, pulling within 10-8 on a service ace from Audrey Goldfarb. Three unanswered points for the Knights followed, as they scored five of the match's final seven points to hand Rochester (6-2) its second loss of the season.