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Cardinals Post Two Wins At GLIAC/GLVC Challenge

Cardinals Post Two Wins At GLIAC/GLVC Challenge

LANSING, Mich. – The Saginaw Valley State University volleyball team posted a 2-0 record for the opening day at the GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Tournament, held at the Aim High Complex in Lansing, Mich. The Cardinals defeated Drury University (Mo.) by a score of 3-0 before defeating Northern Kentucky University by the same 3-0 score.

In the Drury match, SVSU was led by sophomore Annie Buxton (Aurora, Ont.), who posted 10 kills, five digs and two blocks. Senior Jaclyn Carnago (St. Clair, Mich.) recorded eight kills and eight blocks. Junior Jessica Treiber (Unionville, Mich./USA H.S.) contributed seven kills and five blocks to the effort. Sophomore Katie Fitzgerald (Whitby, Ont./Sinclair SS) posted five kills and assisted on six blocks while senior Kait Harris (Essexville, Mich./Garber H.S.) and freshman Sam Breault (Bad Axe, Mich.) had 18 and 11 assists, respectively.

Against Northern Kentucky, Buxton posted 12 kills as well as 12 digs and three blocks. Fitzgerald had nine kills and four blocks, while sophomore Laura Ward (White Lake, Mich./Lakeland H.S.) and senior Allison Schlinkert (Marysville, Mich.) had 14 and 13 digs, respectively. Harris had 32 assists in the three-set affair.

The Cardinals now have a 15-6 overall record on the season after the the two victories over GLVC opponents, and will continue play tomorrow afternoon at 12:30 pm against the University of Indianapolis. The Greyhounds defeated SVSU earlier this year (Aug. 28) by a score of 3-1 at the Ferris State University Bulldog Invitational.