Volleyball 3-5

The Castleton Women’s Volleyball team jumped out to an early 1-0 lead against the MCLA Trailblazers. The Trailblazers responded by rolling off three victories in a row, finalizing at 3-1.
Despite the loss, Castleton had four players reach double digits in digs. Freshman Bridget McCarthy made15 digs, 13 assists and 5 kills helping win game one and made sure Castleton always had a chance in the other three.
Castleton then fell again to SUNY Cobleskill by the same 1-3 margin. Sarah Wheeler had a team-high of 8 kills for the Spartans. McCarthy made a strong all-around effort and had 16 assists, 14 digs, five kills and a service ace.
  Th team then faced both Anna Maria and Suffolk University in a double header. First playing Anna Maria, the Spartans broke a three-match losing streak. In a nail biting five-game set, Castleton won the first game and dropped the next. Castleton and Anna Maria then were tied 10-10 until the Spartans came out hot and scored five of the last six points in the match winning 3-2.
Castleton then fell in a tough 0-3 match in its second of the day. Suffolk beat Castleton in almost every category though it was close. In all three games, Castleton lost by a combined eight points.
The Spartan now rest at 3-5 and will return to the court on Sept. 29 when they will travel to Green Mountain when they will face off against Maine Maritime, Husson, and Green Mountain.

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