October 22, 2008

Spartan Offense Erupts in Win Over Hood

FREDERICK, MD-The York College women’s volleyball squad rolled to a 3-0 Capital Athletic Conference victory at Hood College on Wednesday night in Frederick, MD. The Spartans captured the match by scores of 25-17, 25-14, and 25-8. York improves to 17-11 overall and concludes their CAC regular season with a mark of 4-4. The Blazers fall to 2-17 overall and 0-7 in the conference.
   
The Spartans received an outstanding effort from sophomore Alishia Waltermyer (Brogue, Pa./Red Lion) as she had 11 kills and no errors in 17 attempts, good for a  .647 attack percentage. Waltermyer also had seven total blocks as she accumulated a team-best 15.5 points for the match. Freshman Heather Bucher (Carlisle, Pa./Carlisle) had a great offensive night as she had seven kills in 11 attempts for a .636 attack percentage. Bucher also had three assists, a service ace and two digs. Sophomore Alysse Beshore (York, Pa./Northeastern) added nine kills as she hit .667 for the match. Junior Casi Brough (Hanover, Pa./Spring Grove) and freshman Sierra Dell (Glen Rock, Pa./Susquehannock) each played well offensively. Brough had eight kills and hit .500 while she led the Spartan defense with 13 digs. Dell hit .467 with eight kills in addition to a block assist.

Junior setter Amanda Rouillard (Woodbine, Md./Glenelg) led the Spartans with 18 assists while she added nine digs for YCP. Freshman setter Cortni Rentzel (Mt. Wolf, Pa./Northeastern) chipped in with 17 assists and five digs. 

The Spartans hit a season-high .500 as a team as they had 44 kills and just four errors in 80 attempts in the match.

York returns to action this weekend when they travel to Eastern University to take on the Eagles and the Widener Pride in a tri-match.

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