Balanced Spartans Cruise by Wolverines

Balanced Spartans Cruise by Wolverines

DOVER, DEL – The York College volleyball team used a very balanced effort to defeat Wesley College 3-0 in a Capital Athletic Conference match on Tuesday evening in Dover, Del. The Spartans won the match 26-24, 25-16, and 25-10.

York improves to 14-8 overall and 3-3 in the Capital Athletic Conference while the Wolverines fall to 7-17 overall and 1-4 in the league.

The Spartans received a number of strong performances in the match. Junior Alishia Waltermyer (Brogue, Pa./Red Lion) led the Green and White with nine points on seven kills, two block assists and a service ace. Waltermyer hit .333 for the match. Sophomore Heather Bucher (Carlisle, Pa./Carlisle) added 8.5 points with seven kills, a solo block and a block assist while she also had three digs.

Freshman Dani Mastoieni (Chalfont, Pa./Gwynedd Mercy Academy) had a breakout match for York as the outside hitter tallied six kills in eight attempts as she hit .625 for the match. She also had a service ace for seven points.

Setter Cortni Rentzel (Mt. Wolf, Pa./Northeastern) handed out 19 assists in two sets played while she also had six digs and a kill. Junior Alysse Beshore (York, Pa./Northeastern) chipped in with 7.5 points for the Spartans as she had five kills, a solo block, and three block assists. Beshore hit .385 for the match.

Freshman Ashley Rineman (Hanover, Pa./Delone Catholic) paced the Spartans’ defensive effort with 15 digs.

York hit .230 for the match and made 11 service errors during the match.

The Spartans return to action on Thursday evening as they host Catholic University in a non-conference contest. The match will be preceded by the 2009 Senior Night ceremonies as the Green and White recognize their three seniors.  Game time is set for 7:00 pm.


Volleyball photo courtesy of Zach Clabaugh