Women's Volleyball Sweeps New Paltz and Fredonia To Clinch SUNYAC Top-Seed

GENESEO, N.Y. – The SUNY Geneseo women's volleyball team defeated New Paltz and Fredonia on the final day of State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Pool Play, Saturday, in Schrader Gymnasium. 

QUICK FACTS

  • Geneseo (20-7, 9-0 SUNYAC) finished 9-0 in the SUNYAC for the first time in program history to clinch the top seed and a first-round bye for the SUNYAC Tournament. The Knights also earned the right to host the semifinals and championship matches on Nov. 2-3. 
  • Geneseo will host the SUNYAC Tournament for only the third time in the 48-year history of the program and first time since falling in the championship match to Cortland, 3-0, in 1998. The Knights also hosted the 1996 tournament, falling the semis to Oneonta, 3-0. 
  • Geneseo notched back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time since logging the three-in-a-row from 2004-06. The Knights ended last season with a 23-11 mark. 

GENESEO 3, NEW PALTZ 0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-23)
Geneseo Leaders
Kills: Alexandra Frank 12, Maddie McLaughlin 11
Digs: Gabrielle Ayzenberg 19, Frank 15
Assists: Emily Ast 32
Blocks: Bridget Lougen

GENESEO 3, FREDONIA 1 (24-26, 25-17, 25-20, 25-18)
Geneseo Leaders
Kills: Lougen 15, McLoughlin/Kiersten Colvin 9
Digs: Ast 15, Frank 13, Ayzenberg 11
Assists: Ast 39
Service Aces: Ast 3 

WHAT'S NEXT 

Geneseo heads to Maryland next Friday and Saturday (Oct. 26-27) for a quad match at Frostburg State. The Knights will take on Clarkson on Friday at 8:00 a.m. before squaring off with Salisbury (3:00 p.m.) and host Frostburg St. (5:00 p.m.) on Saturday.