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Buffalo State women’s volleyball splits to open Union Invitational

BUFFALO STATE ATHLETICS

Fisher
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- Buffalo State split a pair of straight-set matches to open the Union Invitational today, falling to the host Dutchwomen, before cruising past St. Michael's.
 
MATCH #1 BASICS
FINAL SCORE:  Union def. Buffalo State, 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-15)
LOCATION: Union College - Schenectady, N.Y.
RECORDS: Union (2-3), Buffalo State (1-5)
 
HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Bryanna Fisher (Brooklyn/Midwood) led an inconsistent Buffalo State attack in the first match with a team-high seven kills.
  • Hanna Cormier (Fort Edward/Warhill) posted 10 digs, while Brooke Federko (Jamestown/Jamestown) had seven assists.
  • Buffalo State posted a .118 attack percentage, compared to .427 by Union.  The Dutchwomen also held a 52-28 advantage in digs.
 
MATCH #2 BASICS
FINAL SCORE:  Buffalo State def. St. Michael's, 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-11)
LOCATION: Union College - Schenectady, N.Y.
RECORDS: Buffalo State (2-5), St. Michael's (0-2)
 
HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Bengals turned things around in the late match, clawing to a 25-21 win in the first set, before sprinting to the three-set win.
  • Brooke Latour (Lakewood/Southwestern) led a more balanced attack with eight of the team's 31 kills.
  • Eimile O'Brien (Marietta/Marcellus) added seven kills.
  • Federko finished with 25 assists, two aces and six digs.
 
UP NEXT                  
Buffalo State will conclude the Union Invitational tomorrow with matches against Skidmore and Ramapo at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. respectively.