FINAL SCORE: #9 Carlow University 0, #4 SUNY Canton 3
FIRST SET: 25-22 | SECOND SET: 25-11 |THIRD SET: 25-19
LOCATION: CARC, SUNY Canton
TOURNAMENT RECORDS: Carlow University 1-4, SUNY Canton 5-0
ON THE COURT: In the first quarterfinal matchup at CARC, #4 SUNY Canton defeated #9 Rochester College in three straight sets (best of five), 3-0 (25-22, 25-11,25-19), to advance to the semi-finals of the 2014 USCAA Volleyball National Championship.
The Roos were led by perennial USCAA First Team All-American, Mackenzie Mynter's match high 27 assists. The senior setter also chipped in 8 digs in the three sets. SUNY Canton finished the match with a kill percentage of nearly 26 percent.
Jessica Renolds and Caitlin Grimshaw each chipped in 11 kills for the Roos. Sophomore, outside hitter Kelsy Cornish finished with 9 kills over the three sets.
For Carlow, Junior setter Ashley Grooms led the way with 16 assists. Teammate and fellow junior Carly Bonk finished with 13 digs.
- SUNY Canton finished with 42 total digs to Carlow's 30
- USCAA First Team All-American Mackenzie Mynter finished with a match high 27 assists
- Three players shared the match high for kills: Carly Bonk, Jessica Reynolds, Caitlin Grimshaw (11)
- SUNY Canton posted a .258 kill percentage over Carlow's .128
PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Mackenzie Mynter, SUNY Canton
NEXT UP: With the win, #4 SUNY Canton advances to the semi-finals of the 2014 USCAA Volleyball National Championships to faceoff against the winnter of Berea College and Rochester College. This game will take place on Saturday, November 1st at CARC at 1:00pm (EST).