Women's Volleyball Finishes 1-2 at Carnegie Mellon; Cergol Breaks Career Kills Record

PITTSBURGH - SUNY Geneseo senior outside hitter Grace Cergol broke the Knights' all-time kills record during a 1-2 weekend at Carnegie Mellon, Friday and Saturday.

  • Cergol surpassed Kate Barth '08, who compiled 1,558 kills from 2004-07, in Saturday's match with Southwestern (Texas) and has 1,567 kills to date. Cergol also became the fifth player in program history with over 1,300 digs with 1,314 following the weekend. 
  • Senior outside hitter Abby May moved into 13th place on the career kills list with 945 to date. She also logged her 500th career dig in Friday's match opposite Ohio Wesleyan. 

GENESEO LEADERS

FRIDAY

Geneseo 3, Ohio Wesleyan 2 (25-18, 26-28, 21-25, 26-24, 15-7)
Kills: Grace Cergol 20, Abby May 16
Digs: Sam Mendelsohn 28, Cergol 14, Grace Thomas 13, Alexandra Frank 12
Assists: Thomas 45
Service Aces: Thomas 3

SATURDAY

Carnegie Mellon 3, Geneseo 2 (25-14, 17-25, 28-26, 21-25, 15-6)
Kills: Cergol 18, May 18, Kiersten Colvin 10
Digs: Mendelsohn 25, Thomas 12
Assists: Thomas 33, Morgan Michalski 13
Service Aces: Colvin 3

Southwestern (Texas) 3, Geneseo 1 (25-12, 18-25, 25-17, 25-12)
Kills: Cergol 11, May 9
Digs: Frank 12, Thomas 12
Assists: Thomas 20

WHAT'S NEXT

Geneseo (17-11) is the top seed for the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) and will host either Oneonta or New Paltz this Friday (Nov. 8) at 7:00 p.m. in the semifinals.