Women's Volleyball

 
September 28, 2013

No. 8 Volleyball Blanks Geneva (Pa.) and Bluffton Saturday Afternoon

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's women's volleyball, ranked No. 8 in the nation, defeated Geneva (Pa.) 3-0 and Bluffton 3-0 on Saturday afternoon in the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

The Purple Raiders improve to 19-0, 2-0 in the Ohio Athletic Conference with two wins over Geneva (Pa.) and Bluffton.

In the 25-21, 25-19, 25-22 win over the Golden Tornadoes, the Raiders were led by junior Nicole Snyder (Mentor/Lake Catholic) who tallied 11 kills. Junior Sarah Schleich (Westfield Center/Cloverleaf) recorded 20 assists as Lauren Mastroine (Orrville/Orrville) had game-high 24 digs. Junior Sara Brown (Willoughby/Willoughby South) had four block assists for the Purple Raiders.

In the 25-12, 25-16, 25-12 victory over the Beavers, Snyder led the Raiders with nine kills and 11 digs. Mastroine chipped in with 13 digs as Schleich notched 19 assists and junior Brittany Woodard (Diamond/Southeast) had 12. Sophomore Kara Berger (Mentor/Mentor) recorded five block assists for Mount Union.

No. 8 Mount Union hosts Hiram on Wednesday, October 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

 

                            Short Box Score (Match)

        Geneva (Pa.) vs #8 Mount Union (Sep 28, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio)

  Mount Union def. Geneva (Pa.) 25-21,25-19,25-22

 

  Geneva (Pa.) (10-6) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Ashley Davis 11-0-0; Grace

  Hayes 8-0-0; Erin Smith 6-0-1; Rachel Netherland 3-0-2; Theresa

  Kightlinger 1-0-1; Deanna Briody 1-0-0; Totals 30-0-2.0. (Assists) -

  Deanna Briody 23. (Dig leaders) - Gabrielle Dickson 19; Deanna Briody

  11; McKala King 10; Ashley Davis 9

 

  Mount Union (18-0) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Nicole Snyder 11-0-1; Taylor

  Webb 9-0-3; Mel Patterson 7-0-0; Mary Tout 6-0-2; Kara Berger 4-1-2;

  Sara Brown 2-0-4; Allison Twining 1-0-0; Lauren Mastroine 0-1-0;

  Totals 40-2-6.0. (Assists) - Sarah Schleich 20. (Dig leaders) - Lauren

  Mastroine 24; Nicole Snyder 7

 

  Site: Alliance, Ohio (The MAAC)

  Date: Sep 28, 2013   Attend: 213   Time: 1:20   

 

                            Short Box Score (Match)

          Bluffton vs #8 Mount Union (Sep 28, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio)

  Mount Union def. Bluffton 25-12,25-16,25-12

 

  Bluffton (8-11) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Brooke Ruffer 6-1-0; Kendra

  Parmenter 5-1-2; Jenny Brown 3-0-0; Lauren Weisgarber 3-0-0; Adrienne

  Shepard 3-0-3; MacKenzie McFarlin 2-1-1; Hailey Phillips 0-1-0; Totals

  22-4-3.0. (Assists) - . (Dig leaders) - Brooke Ruffer 8; Hailey

  Phillips 6

 

  Mount Union (19-0) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Nicole Snyder 9-1-1; Mel

  Patterson 8-0-2; Taylor Webb 6-0-4; Mary Tout 6-0-2; Kara Berger

  5-0-5; Sara Brown 4-0-3; Sarah Schleich 1-2-0; Abby Riffee 0-2-0;

  Lauren Mastroine 0-3-0; Totals 39-8-9.0. (Assists) - Sarah Schleich

  19; Brittany Woodard 12. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Mastroine 13; Nicole

  Snyder 11

 

  Site: Alliance, Ohio (The MAAC)

  Date: Sep 28, 2013   Attend: 255   Time: 1:00   

 
 
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