Women's Volleyball Goes 3-0 In Pool Play On Cergol's Record-Setting Weekend

POTSDAM, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo junior outside hitter Grace Cergol became the first player in program history to compile 1,000 career kills and digs to lead the Knights to three victories on the opening weekend of State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Pool Play, Friday and Saturday.

GENESEO LEADERS

FRIDAY
Geneseo 3, Potsdam 0 (26-24, 25-11, 25-13)
Kills: Grace Cergol 13, Maddie McLaughlin 7, Bridget Lougen 6
Digs: Emily Ast 11, Sam Mendelsohn 10, Cergol 8
Assists: Ast 31

SATURDAY
Geneseo 3, Oswego 0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-17)
Kills: Cergol 17, Lougen 10
Digs: Mendelsohn 11, Cergol 9, Abby May 9
Assists: Ast 34
Blocks: Lougen 4
Service Aces: Ast 3

Geneseo 3, Oneonta 2 (25-10, 22-25, 25-21, 23-25, 15-8)
Kills: Cergol 19, McLaughlin 13, Lougen 13
Digs: Mendelsohn 27, Ast 11
Assists: Ast 50
Service Aces: Alexandra Frank 6, May 5

QUICK FACTS

  • On Friday, Cergol became the the 12th Geneseo player to surpass the 1,000-dig plateau, owning 1,016 to date. She also moved into fifth all-time in the 48-year history of the program with 1,110 kills, passing Cherisse Rehman '04 (1,090) during Saturday's win over Oneonta.
  • Junior Sam Mendelsohn surpassed Amanda McKenzie '03 for sixth on the the program's all-time digs list with 1,182 to date. 

WHAT'S NEXT

Geneseo (10-5, 3-0 SUNYAC) travels to Hamilton on Wednesday for a 7:00 p.m. match with the Continentals.