SELINSGROVE, PA-The York College volleyball squad swept a pair of matches during the opening day of the Crusader Classic hosted by Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA. The Spartans defeated Susquehanna University 3-1 in their opening match and they downed Richard Stockton by an identical 3-1 match in their nightcap.
Against Susquehanna, the Spartans won the match by scores of 30-16, 26-30, 30-24, and 30-28. Sophomore Lindsay Schorner (Spring Grove, Pa. /Spring Grove) led the offense with 19 kills and 14 digs for another double-double. Schorner also had three block assists for York. Fellow sophomore Casi Brough (Hanover, Pa./Spring Grove) banged out 16 kills as she hit .371 for the match. Freshman standout Alisha Waltermyer (Brogue, Pa. /Red Lion) was the third Spartan in double figures in kills with 13 kills while she also had four block assists. Senior setter Katie Hertz (Glenville, Pa. /Delone Catholic) handed out 58 assists to power the Spartan offense. Hertz chipped in with 13 digs, five block assists, and four kills. Defensively, senior libero Laura Krajewski (Livonia, Mich./Stevenson) collected 19 digs while fellow senior Lindsay Crider (Greencastle, Pa./James Buchanan) added 11 digs of own.
In the victory over Richard Stockton, the scores were 30-21, 28-30, 30-27, and 30-25. Waltermyer paced the Spartans as she banged home 21 kills and hit .556 for the match. Schorner recorded her second double-double for the day with 17 kills and 20 digs. Schorner added a service ace and a block assist. Brough played another solid contest with 10 kills for YCP. Hertz distributed 55 assists while she also had 14 digs and five kills for the green and white. Krajewski fashioned another solid outing with 20 digs and five service aces.
The green and white return to action on Saturday afternoon when they face off against Rowan University. York then closes out their stay at the tournament with a 2:00 pm match against former CAC rival Catholic.