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Volleyball Finishes With 2-1 Record At GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Tournament

Volleyball Finishes With 2-1 Record At GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Tournament

LANSING, Mich. – The Saginaw Valley State University volleyball team dropped a close 3-2 decision to the University of Indianapolis Saturday afternoon (Oct. 17) at the 2009 GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Tournament in Lansing, Mich. The Cardinals took the first set by a score of 26-24 and dropped the second and third by scores of 25-20 and 25-22, respectively. SVSU would come back to take the fourth set, 25-23, before dropping the fifth and final set by a 16-14 count.

Sophomore Annie Buxton (Aurora, Ont.) led the offense with a match-high 16 kills and 14 digs while junior Jessica Treiber (Unionville, Mich./USA H.S.) also had 16 kills. Senior Allison Schlinkert (Marysville, Mich.) recorded 14 kills in the Cardinal effort to go along with 11 digs and senior Jaclyn Carnago (St. Clair, Mich.) had 10 kills. Sophomore Laura Ward (While Lake, Mich./Lakeland H.S.) had a match-high 16 digs against the Greyhounds.

Senior Kait Harris (Essexville, Mich./Garber H.S.) recorded a match-high 61 assists and also added 11 digs in the five-set thriller. Harris was also named to the 2009 Aasics Crossover All-Tournament Team, which featured six players from each conference. She recorded 112 assists in the three matches for the weekend, an average of 11.2 per set, as well as 25 digs, an average of 2.5 per set from the setter position.

The Cardinals’ record now slides to 15-7 overall on the season after posting the 2-1 weekend at the GLIAC/GLVC Crossover. SVSU will travel to the U.P. for matches against Northern Michigan University Friday (Oct. 23) and Michigan Technological University on Saturday (Oct. 24).