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Cardinals Finish With 2-2 Record At Triton Invitational

LA JOLLA, Calif. – The Saginaw Valley State volleyball team ended the weekend with a split in the final day of matches at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational (9/5). The Cardinals fell to #2 Cal State San Bernardino (3-0) before rounding-out the tournament with a five-set victory over #21 Cal State Los Angeles. SVSU fell to #7 UC San Diego (3-0) and defeated Cal State Dominguez Hills (3-0) on Friday (9/4).

In the match versus Cal State San Bernardino, senior Allison Schlinkert (Marysville, Mich.) led the way with five kills while senior Kait Harris (Essexville, Mich / Garber HS) recorded seven assists. In the victory over Cal State Los Angeles, Schlinkert tallied 19 kills and sophomore Katie Fitzgerald (Whitby, Ont. / Sinclair SS) added 17. Harris recorded 53 assists in the five-set affair.

The 2-2 record for the weekend pushes SVSU’s record to 5-3 on the season as the Cardinals return home for their next two matches. Saginaw will host Northern Michigan University on September 11 for a 7 pm match-up and Michigan Technological University pays a visit on Saturday (9/12) for a 2 pm match.