WILKES BARRE, Pa. – The Morrisville State College women's volleyball team hit a combined .358 Saturday morning, recording 39 total kills in a balanced team effort, as they took down Catholic University by a 3-0 match final at the Colonel Clash held at Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
Morrisville State claimed set wins of 25-15, 25-22 and 25-21 to improve to 19-4 on the year.
Megyan Merrill (Millport, N.Y.) led the Mustangs with 10 kills at the net, while teammates Helena Hanes (St. Mary's, Pa.) and Elycia Crittenden (Louisville, Ky.) each added eight. Amelia Baratier (Liverpool, N.Y.) also got in on the offensive action, registering six kills.
Hanes and Kim Dunkleman (Williamsville, N.Y.) combined for 31 of the team's 36 assists, Hanes leading the way with 16.
Samantha Wolf (Liverpool, N.Y.) posted a team best 21 digs, while Baratier added eight and Dunkleman seven in the win.
Morrisville State faces Moravian in their fourth and final match of the Colonel Clash 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.