Women's Volleyball picks up wins over Wooster and Allegheny on Day-2 of Mount Union Invite

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The SUNY Geneseo women's volleyball team picked up a pair of victories on the second day of action at the Mount Union (Ohio) Invitational, Saturday. The Knights (2-2) came back for a 3-2 (13-25, 25-18, 20-25, 25-15, 17-15) win over Wooster before shutting out Allegheny (Pa. ), 3-0 () to finish 2-2 at the season-opening tournament.

The victories were the first of head coach Hunter Drews' career, who took the reigns of the program over the summer. 

First-year middle blocker Kiersten Colvin was named to the All-Tournament Team after a weekend that included eight kills and a .353 hitting percentage opposite Allegheny as well as nine kills and four solo blocks against Wooster.

Sophomore outside hitter Grace Cergol was credited with a double-digit average in both kills and digs over the four matches, including 27 kills opposite Denison (Ohio) on Friday before posting 27 digs against Wooster for a pair of career-highs. 

Geneseo Leaders
Kills: Grace Cergol 15, Abby May 9, Kiersten Colvin 9
Digs: Cergol 27, May 27, Sam Mendelsohn 21
Assists: Emily Ast 40

Geneseo Leaders
Kills: Cergol 12, Colvin 8
Digs: Mendelsohn 13, Cergol 9
Assists: Ast 27

Geneseo returns to action on Friday (Sept. 8) opposite Wellesley (Mass.) at 6:00 p.m. on the first day of play at the MIT Invitational.