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Saxons fall to Houghton at E8 volleyball tournament

ELMIRA, NY -- The Alfred University volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Houghton Friday evening at the Empire 8 Conference Crossover Tournament, hosted by Elmira College.

AU (2-15, 0-3 Empire 8) lost by scored of 25-13, 25-11 and 25-21. Senior Paige Jensen (Weiser, ID/Weiser) paced AU with six kills and six digs, while junior Taylor Kiernan (Patchogue, NY/Patchogue-Medford) had 18 digs.

Senior Core' Oppliger (Neuchatel, Switzerland/Lycee Jean-Piaget) had four kills and five blocks; senior Samantha Wood (Newfield, NY/Newfield) had five kills); freshman Mary Lou Patnaude (Burnt Hills, NY/Burnt Hills-Ballston lake) had four kills and four digs); and senior Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) had 20 assists.

AU plays two matches Saturday as the tournament continues: at 12:30 p.m. against Stevens and 3 p.m. against Hartwick