YORK, PA – The York College women's volleyball squad saw their five-match win streak come to an end on Friday as the Eastern University Eagles notched a 3-1 win in the opening round of the Eastern University Tournament.
Score: Eastern def. York 3-1 (25-14, 25-14, 17-25, 25-22)
Records: York (Pa.) 17-8, Eastern 22-5
Kills: York 45, Eastern 47
Errors: York 25, Eastern 18
Total Attacks: York 133, Eastern 115
Attack %: York .150, Eastern .252
Assists: York 42, Eastern 43
Service Aces: York 5, Eastern 10
Service Errors: York 9, Eastern 7
Digs: York 43, Eastern 55
Solo Blocks: York 1, Eastern 2
Block Assists: York 16, Eastern 16
How It Happened
• The Spartans got off to another slow start as Eastern jumped out to a 13-5 lead to start the opening set. York got to within five at 15-10 but Eastern scored six of the next seven points of the set to put game one on ice with a 25-14 set one win.
• The opening points of the second set went back and forth but the Eagles pulled away with an 11-5 run to take an 18-10 lead. York cut the lead to 18-12 but a 7-2 Eastern run ended the set.
• The Spartans played much better in the third set as they raced out to an early 10-4 lead. The Spartan lead grew to 20-10 on a Cheyenne Altland kill. The Spartans concluded the set with a Tyler Williams kill as the Spartans remained alive.
• The squads went back and forth to start the fourth set as the Eagles led 9-8, 17 points into the set. The Eagles went on an 8-3 spurt to take a 17-11 lead. York continued to fight as they ripped off six straight points with Eastern sitting on 24 before a Spartan service error ended the night for the Green and White.
Brooke Krebs: 13 kills, .122 attack %, 7 digs, 1 assist, 1 block assist
Tyler Williams: 10 kills, .250 attack %, 1 service ace, 9 digs
Cheyenne Altland: 6 kills, .455 attack %, 4 block assists
Gabby Emeigh: 21 assists, 5 digs
Alexis Harbold: 16 digs, 1 assist, 1 kill
Eryn Brady: 6 kills, 5 block assists
Caroline Shelby: 16 kills, .270 attack %, 16 digs, 2 assists, 3 service aces, 2 block assists
Sarah Roberts: 10 kills, .350 attack %, 4 block assists
Morgan Kline: 37 assists, 9 digs, 1 solo block, 2 block assists
Cecilia Bauer: 11 digs, 1 assist, 1 service ace
The Spartans falls to 2-11 all-time against the Eagles as York has dropped 10 straight against Eastern … the loss snaps York's season high five game win streak … York had outscored their opponents 15-2 during the five match win streak … senior Brooke Krebs has reached double figures in kills in five of her last six matches … sophomore Tyler Williams reached double figures in kills with 10 for the second straight match … Williams has six matches in which she has reached double figures in kills … York has hit under .160 as a team in three of the last four matches … York has only played six matches that have ended with a score of 3-1 as they are 4-2 in four set matches … York is now 3-5 on the road … the Spartans found out who their CAC Tournament First Round opponent will be as Frostburg State will come to York next Tuesday after the Bobcats lost to Salisbury on Friday night.
York continues their stay in St. David's with two games on Saturday. York faces off against Arcadia (12:00 pm) and McDaniel (2:00 pm) on Saturday.