Volleyball Gains Split on Saturday

Volleyball Gains Split on Saturday

Moravian Box Score
Goucher Box Score

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Susquehanna women’s volleyball team rebounded from an opening 3-1 loss to Moravian by taking a 3-1 decision from Goucher to split its pair of Landmark Conference matches on Saturday afternoon.

SU (13-16, 2-3) fell 24-26, 26-24, 14-25, 21-25 to Moravian before defeating Goucher 25-20, 26-24, 19-25, 25-12.

Against the Greyhounds, senior Emily Carson (Caldwell, N.J./James Caldwell) had a double-double with 15 kills and 12 digs and finished with a .412 attack percentage. She also added eight assists and three block assists.

Including Carson, three Crusaders had double-digit dig totals as Dana Kreutzer (Flemington, N.J./Hunterdon Central Regional) had 19 and Sarah Paluck (Nesquehoning, Pa./Tamaqua Area) added 19. Julia Caruso (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) chipped in with 18 assists and five digs.

In the win over Goucher, Carson added another 15 kills and six digs while Jess Holm (Montvale, N.J./Pascack Hills) finished the match with 12 digs. Paluck led the team with 18 digs and Caruso had an impressive 37 assists and three block assists in her four sets of action.

As a team, the Crusaders finished with a .272 attack percentage against the Gophers.

The Crusaders wrap-up regular season conference play tomorrow with a 1:30 p.m. match against USMMA.