IMMACULATA, PA – The York College volleyball team got back on the winning side of the ledger with a 3-1 road win at Immaculata University on Wednesday night in Immaculata, PA. The Spartans snapped their two-match losing streak as they nudged back up above .500 for the campaign.
Score: York 3, Immaculata 1 (25-9, 26-28, 25-19, 25-19)
Records: York 4-3, Immaculata 3-2
Kills: York 46, Immaculata 22
Errors: York 22, Immaculata 24
Attacks: York 135, Immaculata 130
Attack %: York .178, Immaculata -.015
Assists: York 44, Immaculata 21
Service Aces: York 12, Immaculata 11
Service Errors: York 10, Immaculata 8
Digs: York 67, Immaculata 55
Total Blocks: York 8, Immaculata 2
How It Happened:
• The Spartans got off to a great start in the first set as they raced out to a 9-2 lead. The Mighty Macs trimmed the lead to three at 10-7 but the Spartans ripped off a 12-1 run to forge a 21-8 lead before cruising to the 25-9 set one win.
• Immaculata turned the tables in the second set as they scored the first five points of the set. York eventually drew even at eight as that was part of a 13-4 run that saw the Spartans take a four-point lead. The Spartans eventually pushed the lead to five at 17-12 on a Lexi Daley service ace. Immaculata battled back to tie the set at 20 before they took a 22-20 lead. The Spartans ripped off four straight points to take the 24-22 lead. The Macs got an Isabelle Davis kill and a McKenna Ryan service ace to tie the set at 24. The set would be tied again at 25 and 26 before a pair of Spartan attack errors gave Immaculata the 28-26 set two win.
• The third set was back and forth as there were 12 ties in the first 30 points of the set. The trend continued as there were one more tie at 17 before York ended the set on an 8-2 run to capture the six-point set win.
• The fourth set was almost a carbon copy of the third as the scoring was back and forth. The Spartans pushed out to a 12-8 lead on a Mighty Mac attack error. York went on a five-point run to push out to a 17-12 lead. Immaculata trimmed the lead to 17-16 but York answered by scoring eight of the final 11 points of the set to close out the match.
Hannah Siaurusaitis: 8 kills, .333 attack %, 2 digs, 1 block assist
Claire Shorb: 7 kills, .333 attack %, 6 digs, 1 block assist
Abby Diehl: 20 assists, 1 kill, 6 digs
Emily Pupo: 12 digs, 6 assists, 3 service aces
Mighty Mac Leaders
Natalie Dependahl: 13 kills, .222 attack %, 4 service aces, 6 digs
Jade Rindock: 3 kills, 1 solo block
Megan Daugherty: 16 assists, 3 digs
Mckenna Ryan: 19 digs, 2 kills, 1 service ace
York improves to 3-0 all-time against the Mighty Macs … freshman Lydia Stump set a new career-high with five kills and three assists in the win … junior Lexi Daley tied a career-high with four digs … freshman Abby Diehl tied her career-high with 20 assists in the victory … freshman Maria Iervolino tied her career-high with six kills while she also had an assist … freshman Madison Kauffmann set a pair of career-highs with two kills and four digs … freshman Ashleigh Kuppers registered her first career kill in the match … freshman Healani Markham set a career-high with seven digs … junior Emily Pupo tied a career-high with six assists … York hit above .150 for the fifth time in seven matches this year … York tied a season-high with 12 service aces … York had a season-high seven solo blocks … York did not have a ball handling error for the first time this year.
The Spartans head to Westminster, Maryland on Saturday to play in the McDaniel College Tri-Match. The Spartans face Catholic at 11:00 am and then will face the host Green Terror at 3:00 pm.