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Gettysburg Sweeps Spartans to Remain Perfect

Brooke Krebs photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography
Brooke Krebs photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography

GETTYSBURG, PA – The York College Spartans dropped a 3-0 decision at Gettysburg College on Wednesday night in Gettysburg.


Match #10

Gettysburg def. York 25-16, 25-22, 25-20

Records: York 6-4, Gettysburg 10-0


Game Statistics

Kills: York 24, Gettysburg 31

Errors: York 18, Gettysburg 15

Attempts: York 89, Gettysburg 89

Attack Percentage: York .067, Gettysburg .180

Assists: York 24, Gettysburg 26

Service Aces: York 7, Gettysburg 6

Service Errors: York 11, Gettysburg 8

Digs: York 41, Gettysburg 39

Solo Blocks: York 2, Gettysburg 2

Block Assists: York 4, Gettysburg 6

Ball Handling Errors: York 9, Gettysburg 4


How It Happened:

• The Bullets started the match with a pair of service aces and never looked back as they jumped out to a 19-9 lead. York cut the lead to seven at 21-14 but the Bullets would close out the 25-16 set one win.

• The Bullets jumped out to a game two lead but the Spartans came back and tied the set at 10. Gettysburg scored the next four points to take a 14-10 lead. York eventually tied the set at 17 on back-to-back Brooke Krebs kills. York took an 18-17 lead on an Alexis Harbold service ace. York scored three of the next four points to take a 20-18 lead. Gettysburg called timeout and the Bullets would end the set on a 7-2 run for the three-point victory.

• Gettysburg jumped out to another lead in the third set as they scored 12 of the first 18 points of the set to lead 12-6. York cut their deficit to 15-10 but Gettysburg scored four straight to push their advantage to 19-10. York battled back to trim the Bullets' lead to 21-18 but Gettysburg scored four of the final six points of the match for the three set sweep.


Spartan Leaders

Brooke Krebs: 11 kills, .280 attack %, 7 digs, 1 service ace, 12.0 points

Cheyenne Altland: 4 kills, .214 attack %, 1 service ace, 1 dig, 5.5 points

Hannah Siaurusaitis: 5 kills, 2 block assists, 6.0 points

Alexis Harbold: 17 digs, 2 service aces

Gabby Emeigh: 16 service aces, 6 digs


Gettysburg Leaders

Maddie Weikert: 7 kills, 8 digs, 1 solo block, 1 block assist, 8.5 points

Kasey Higgins: 7 kills, .250 attack %

Allie Stranick: 6 kills, .222 attack %, 9 kills, 2 block assists

Stephanie Blair: 23 assists, 3 service aces, 12 digs, 1 kill


Match Notes:

The loss snaps the Spartans' five match win streak against the Bullets … the Spartans had a season-high nine ball handling errors … York hit a season-low .067 … York finished with four total blocks, their second lowest total of the year (3 @ Franklin & Marshall) … the Spartans finished with 35 team points, their lowest total of the year… Gettysburg's sweep was their first in the series since 2011 … the 10-0 start for Gettysburg is their best start since the 1991 season when they began the season 19-0.


Up Next

York heads to Grantham, PA to face Messiah and Houghton in a non-conference tri-match. The Spartans and Falcons tangle at 11:00 am followed by the match with Houghton at 1:00 pm.