Spartans Cruise Past Blazers in CAC Finale

Spartans Cruise Past Blazers in CAC Finale

YORK, PA – The York College volleyball squad closed out their 2009 Capital Athletic Conference slate with a 3-0 victory over Hood College on Wednesday evening in York. The Spartans won the match by scores of 25-19, 25-14, and 27-25.

The Spartans improve to 17-11 overall and close out their conference slate with a mark of 5-3. The Blazers are now 5-19 and end their conference schedule with a mark of 0-8.

York used a number of different line-ups throughout the match as all healthy Spartans saw action in the match. Every Spartan that played scored at least one point as York had a very balanced effort for the evening.

Sophomore Alysse Beshore (York, Pa./Northeastern) led the Green and White with 11 points on the evening as she banged out 11 kills and hit .500 for the match. Fellow junior Alishia Waltermyer (Brogue, Pa./Red Lion) made a rare appearance off the bench and drove home seven kills in 16 attempts as she posted seven points for the evening. Freshman Melissa Patterson (Edgewater, Md./South River) contributed six kills and block solo for seven points.

Senior Amanda Rouillard (Woodbine, Md./Glenelg) played two sets and handed out 22 assists in addition to two kills, two service aces, two digs. Sophomore setter Cortni Rentzel (Mt. Wolf, Pa./Northeastern) had 11 assists and five digs in her one set of play.

Freshman Ashley Rineman (Hanover, Pa./Delone Catholic) paced the Spartan defense with 16 digs while Julie Coombs (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) was the other Spartan in double figures with 12 digs of her own.

The Spartans conclude their regular season on Saturday afternoon with a tri-match at Moravian College. The Spartans face the host Greyhounds at 1:00 pm followed by a 3:00 pm match against Lebanon Valley.


Alishia Waltermyer photo by Scott Guise