Buffalo, NY – The D'Youville women's volleyball team didn't travel far for their match Tuesday evening as they traveled to Buffalo State, losing to the Bengals 3-1.
The visiting Spartans lost the first, second and fourth sets all by the score 25-16, but took the third set 25-22. The Bengals attack was in full force throughout the evening, providing heavy pressure on D'Youville.
Senior Megan McCarthy (Eden, NY/Eden) led the team with nine kills to go with two total blocks, which tied Julie Fleming (Tonawanda, NY/Mt. St. Mary's Academy) for the team lead. Jasmine Filkov (North Collins, NY/North Collins) added to the impressive start of her D'Youville career by leading the team with 13 digs and three service aces.
Fleming added six kills in the match, behind only McCarthy and Megan Schneider (Lockport, NY/Lockport) with seven. Abby booth (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) led the team with 17 assists, adding five kills.
The women will next travel to Allegheny College this Friday to play the host Allegheny Gators and Thiel on Friday. D'Youville will then play Grove City and Westminster on Saturday.