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Solid play continues, volleyball team now 8-1
Sunday, June 14, 2015

Solid play continues, volleyball  team now 8-1

The Fredonia women's early-season win streak was finally snapped at the Hawks Invitational at New Paltz on Saturday, but only by the slimmest of margins. After winning its first seven matches, Stockton was the first team to down the Devils this year, winning three sets to two. Stockton claimed the tie-breaking set, 16-14.

Fredonia bounced back by defeating Sage College, 3-1, to finish the tournament. The Devils now stand at 8-1 on the season.

Jessica DiChristopher (Cheektowaga/West Seneca East) was named to the All Tournament team.

Against Stockton, Sara Madison (Rochester, N.Y./Penfield) had 16 kills, DiChristopher had 15 and Kristen Stanek (Hamburg/ Orchard Park) had 13. As a team, Fredonia held the advantage in kills, 66-59. Other offensive standouts were Kelly Edinger (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Athena) with 53 assists and Kailey Falk (York/Our Lady of Mercy) with four service aces. Defensively, DiChristopher had four blocks while Lauren Hokaj (Lancaster, N.Y./St. Mary's of Lancaster) had 14 digs.

Against Sage, DiChristopher and Megan Collins (Burlingham/Pine Bush) each had 12 kills. Madison had 11. Edinger added 39 assists and Paulina Rein had four service aces. Hokaj was the digs leader with 17 while DeChristoper added five blocks.

The Devils return to action on Tuesday at Nazareth.

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