WILKES BARRE, Pa. – The Morrisville State College women's volleyball team saw their 10 game win streak come to an end Saturday night, as they were edged by regionally ranked (7) Kean University 3-0 in the Colonel Clash Tournament held on the Wilkes University Campus in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
The loss is just the fourth for the Mustangs on the season, as they fall to 18-4 overall. Kean improves to 22-9.
Morrisville State fought through a closely matched contest, but came up short as they dropped set scores of 23-25, 23-25 and 21-25 to the Cougars.
Hanes led the attacking unit for the Mustangs with nine kills, adding 10 assists and three digs, while a trio of heavy hitters each collected eight kills for the visitors. Elycia Crittenden (Louisville, Ky.), Ameila Baratier (Liverpool, N.Y.) and Megyan Merrill (Millport, N.Y.) each threw down eight, with Kim Dunkleman (Williamsville, N.Y.) putting up 19 assists in the match.
Samantha Wolf (Liverpool, N.Y.) led the defensive efforts with 13 digs.
Morrisville State returns to the court Saturday, facing Catholic University at 10 a.m., followed by Moravian at noon.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.