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Elmira races past Buffalo State women’s volleyball

BUFFALO STATE ATHLETICS

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Elmira served up 12 aces compared to none by Buffalo State as the Soaring Eagles cruised to a straight-set win over the Bengals, 25-15, 25-13 and 25-10 tonight in the opening day of the RIT Invitational.
 
THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE:  Elmira def. Buffalo State, 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-10)
LOCATION: RIT - Rochester, N.Y.
RECORDS: Elmira (9-13), Buffalo State (3-19)
 
HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Elmira assembled an 8-0 run late in the first set to pull away for the 25-15 win to open the match.  The Soaring Eagles jumped out to an early 10-2 lead in the second set and coasted to the 25-13 win.  The third set was more of the same as Elmira never trailed en route to a decisive 25-10 decision.
  • Buffalo State posted a minus-0.49 attack percentage with 23 errors against 19 kills.
  • Brooke Federko (Jamestown/Jamestown) led Buffalo State with 15 assists to go with two blocks.
  • Eimile O'Brien (Marietta/Marcellus) also had two blocks and four kills.
 
FOR THE FOES

  • Taylor Kaznowski had 28 assists and three aces to lead Elmira.  Tiara John added 10 kills.
 
UP NEXT                  
Buffalo State will continue at the RIT Invitational tomorrow with matches against Nazareth at 1 p.m. and the host Tigers at 3 p.m.