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Saxon volleyball team drops two at Caz Tournament

CAZENOVIA, NY — The Alfred University volleyball team opened its 2013 season with a pair 3-1 losses – to RIT and Bible Baptist -- at the Cazenovia College Blue and Gold Classic Tournament Friday.


Against RIT, senior Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) led AU with 11 kills, 10 digs and three blocks, while senior Tara Barone (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) had 22 assists and junior Taylor Kiernan (Patchogue, NY/Patchogue-Medford) had 17 digs.


Senior Samantha Wood (Newfield, NY/Newfield) had four kills and four blocks; senior Kelsey Brand (Elmira, NY/Elmira Free Academy) had four blocks; freshman Core’ Oppliger (Neuchatel, Switzerland/Lyce Jean-Peaget) had five blocks; freshman Mary Lou Patnaude (Burnt Hills, NY/Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake) had four kills; and senior Chelsea Hall (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) had eight digs.


Oppliger had six kills and three blocks and Hall had nine kills and a pair of blocks against Bible Baptist. Jensen had four kills; Barone had 20 assists; and senior Brittany Anselment (Baldwinsville, NY/C.W. Baker) had 10 digs.