Crusaders Back to Volleyball Semifinals

Crusaders Back to Volleyball Semifinals

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SELINSGROVE, Pa. – For the fifth-straight season, the Susquehanna volleyball team will make an appearance in the Landmark Conference semifinals after defeating Scranton 3-0 in Thursday night’s quarterfinal matchup.

The No. 4 seeded Crusaders (17-21) took down the No. 5 Royals in straight sets 25-20, 25-19, 25-18.

Senior Emily Carson (Caldwell, N.J. / James Caldwell) recorded a double-double in the victory, registering 19 kills, with a .364 attack percentage, and 15 digs. Freshman Morgan Whiteman (Camp Hill, Pa. / Trinity) also tallied a double-double with 10 digs and a game-high 32 assists.

Freshman libero Sarah Paluck (Nesquehoning, Pa. / Tamaqua Area) had a team-best 19 digs and senior Kaylee Monga (Rockaway, N.J. / Morris Knolls) had five kills and four block assists for the Crusaders.

In Thursday’s other quarterfinal, No. 3 Moravian won in straight sets over Goucher. SU will now face No. 1 seed Juniata in a semifinal match on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m.

As the No. 1 seed, Juniata will host both the semifinals and championship match on Saturday. The championship match is slated for 7 p.m.