CORTLAND, N.Y. – The Morrisville State Volleyball team dropped the first set of the morning to Wilkes University, but roared back to win three straight sets to complete the 3-1 non-conference victory. Unfortunately, the Tigers from the Rochester Institute of Technology proved to be too much for the Mustangs as they fell 3-0 in their final match at the Cortland Invitational.
- Final Scores:
- Morrisville 3, Wilkes 1
- RIT 3, Morrisville 0
- Location: Corey Gymnasium, Cortland, N.Y.
- Morrisville (12-4), Wilkes (12-6)
- Morrisville (12-5), RIT (14-2)
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Kim Dunkleman (Williamsville, N.Y.) tallied 30 assists as she orchestrated the offensive attack in the first match against Wilkes.
- Kirsten Florio (Wellsboro, Pa.) and Elycia Crittenden (Louisville, Ky.) picked up 8 and 7 kills respectively in the victory over Wilkes.
- 17 hitting errors cost the Mustangs in the second match loss against RIT.
- On the day, libero Sam Wolf (Liverpool, N.Y.) collected 31 digs and came up big with her serve, tallying 4 aces.
The Mustangs will return to North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) play next Saturday, October 6 as they head to the College of St. Elizabeth for a divisional crossover event. Morrisville will start the day against Penn State-Abington at noon, before taking on the College of St. Elizabeth at 2 PM.
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.