Women Suffer Two Losses in Opening Day of North Country Invitational

Women Suffer Two Losses in Opening Day of North Country Invitational

Canton, NY - The D'Youville women's volleyball team dropped a pair of matches on the road Friday evening by the final scores of 3-0 to the Brockport Golden Eagles and St. Lawrence Saints.

The first set of the day did not go the way of the Spartans as they fell 25-12. D'Youville improved in the second set, but still fell to the Golden Eagles by the score of 25-15. The Spartans would save their best for last in the first match of the evening as they battled hard against Brockport, but ultimately would go down 26-24 and lose the match 3-0.

Carly Milleville (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield) led the team with eight kills, adding six digs. Sarah Wittek (Elma, NY/Iroquois) added six kills while McKenna Cartonia (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) led the way with nine assists. Desiree Walters (Oswego, IL/Oswego) tallied a team high 12 digs and two service aces.

Despite battling hard in the second match against St. Lawrence, D'Youville saw the same fate as their match against Brockport. In three sets, the Spartans fell 25-19, 25-13, and 25-21.

Wittek led the team with eight kills as Julia Peinkofer (Elma, NY/Iroquois) and Milleville each had four kills. Angela Filkov (North Collins, NY/North Collins) recorded a team high nine assists as Walters had a team high 15 digs and Talia Wright (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) added seven.

D'Youville will continue their second day of the North Country Invitational at Clarkson tomorrow afternoon as they play Wheaton at 3:00pm and Clarkson at 5:00pm.