NORTH EAST, PA- Tuesday evening at Liguori Fieldhouse the Mercyhurst North East Saints volleyball team (8-6) took on Niagara County Community College (3-6). The Saints swept the conference match, 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-20) to now move to 9-6 on the season and 2-2 in the conference play.
Mercyhurst had a full rotation in with no subs throughout the night. "Everyone had to step up tonight, it was nice to see people playing out of position but still producing well" Coach Pacholke added about the Saints rotation. The Saints were led by Elizabeth Kubicar freshmen middle with 11 kills, 8 blocks, and 4 digs. In addition, Hope Hasbrouck added 7 kills, Torilynne Nelson kept the court balance with 18 assists and nine digs, and Riley Sams scrambled for 8 digs. Haleima Yates had 4 solid aces behind the line to help the Saints to victory. The Saints total blocks for the night was 12.
Mercyhurst is back home on Thursday September 26th vs Genesee Community College in a conference matchup. The match is set to start at 6 p.m. in Liguori Fieldhouse.