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Spartans Split on Season-Opening Weekend
The York College volleyball team produced a split in their season-opening tri-match at McDaniel College on Saturday. With the split, the Spartans are now 1-1. The green and white defeated Richard Stockton 3-0 in their first match, but fell to Elizabethtown 3-0 in the second.
The Spartans easily overcame Richard Stockton with scores of 30-23, 30-18, and 30-26. Alisha Waltermyer (Brogue, Pa. / Red Lion) led the Spartan offense as she notched 12 kills, recording an attack percentage of .250. Waltermyer also contributed three service aces and one block assist. Sophomore Lindsay Schorner (Spring Grove, Pa. / Spring Grove) also attained double-digit kills, registering 11 along with three service aces.
The always steady Katie Hertz (Glenville, Pa. / Delone Catholic) led the Spartans with 39 assists from her setter position. Hertz added seven kills, three service aces and seven digs to the score sheet.
Facing Elizabethtown in their second match, York was unable to take a game losing all three 33-31, 30-20, and 30-28. Waltermyer, Schorner, and Elizabeth Sempervive (Flemington, N.J. / Hunterdon Central Regional) led the Spartan attack as the trio combined for 28 kills on 83 attempts.
Hertz once again led the green and white in assists, as she recorded 37 helpers to go with three service aces.
Defensively, Schorner led York with 17 digs while Amy Liveslberger (Hanover, Pa. / Delone Catholic) chipped in 11 to keep the Spartans in the match.
York hosts Lebanon Valley on Wednesday, September 5 in the Charles Wolf Gymnasium at the Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center. The Spartans first home match of the season begins at 7:00 pm