FINAL SCORE: #4 SUNY Canton 2, #8 Penn State Fayette 0
FIRST SET: 25-18 | SECOND SET: 25-20
LOCATION: Dana Hall, SUNY Canton
TOURNAMENT RECORDS: SUNY Canton 2-0, Penn State Fayette 0-2
ON THE COURT: #4 SUNY Canton defeated #8 Penn State Fayette in two sets, 2-0 (25-18, 25-20) to improve their record in pool play B to 2-0. The Kangaroos were able to jump out to an early lead over Penn State Fayette, however, SUNY Canton was forced to call a timeout as Penn State closed the gap 17-15. Out of the timeout, SUNY Canton scored five straight points on their way to the set victory.
In an evenly matched second set, SUNY Canton hung on to a 7-6 early lead before settling down. As a team, the Kangaroos had 15 kills on 44 total attacks in the second set to create distance between them and Penn State Fayette to secure the victory.
- Senior, Mackenzie Mynter, recorded all 21 assists for SUNY Canton. She also produced 11 digs
- Junior, Robyn Carroll, got her hands on two low hit balls to keep the momentum in SUNY Canton's favor late in the first set
- For the Kangaroos, senior Jessica Reynolds, recorded 9 kills, 9 digs, and 3 serving aces
- For Penn State Fayette, senior Emily Caldwell 4 kills, and a game-high 14 digs
- SUNY Canton held advantages in kills (26-14), digs (54-41), and assists (21-12).
PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Robyn Carroll, SUNY Canton
NEXT UP: #8 Penn State Fayette will play #10 Concordia College-Alabama next at 5:00pm at Dana Hall. SUNY Canton will face #6 University of Cincinnati-Clermont Friday morning at the Convention, Athletic, Recreation Center (CARC) at 10:00am.