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Spartans Sweep Saturday to Start 3-1

Photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography
Photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography

GETTYSBURG, PA – The York College volleyball squad picked up a pair of wins during day two of the 2019 Gettysburg Battlefield Classic hosted by Gettysburg College. The Spartans earned a 3-1 win over Lancaster Bible to open Saturday and followed that by outlasting McDaniel 3-2 in the nightcap.

Senior Hannah Siaurusaitis earned a spot on the All-Tournament team as the Spartans finished 3-1 for the weekend.

The Spartans defeated the Chargers 23-25, 25-19, 25-21, and 25-19. They outlasted McDaniel by scores of 25-19, 24-26, 26-24, 13-25, 15-13. The Spartans improve to 3-1 with the two wins as they have now won three straight matches.

 

Match Stats vs. Lancaster Bible (Spartan Stats Only)

Kills: 55

Errors: 23

Attacks: 131

Attack %: .145

Assists: 39

Service Aces: 11

Digs: 78

Total Blocks: 8

 

Spartan Leaders vs. Lancaster Bible

Tyler Williams: 8 kills, .348 attack %, 1 dig, 2 block assists

Hannah Siaurusaitis: 6 kills, .160 attack %, 4 block assists

Gabby Emeigh: 18 assists, 1 service ace, 3 digs

Emily Pupo: 17 digs, 4 assists, 2 service aces

Megan Wolf: 9 kills, 18 digs, 1 block assist

Abby Diehl: 13 assists, 2 service aces, 12 digs

Lydia Stump: 15 digs, 4 kills, 5 service aces

 

Match Stats vs. McDaniel (Spartan Stats Only)

Kills: 47

Errors: 19

Attacks: 150

Attack %: .187

Assists: 43

Service Aces: 6

Digs: 89

Total Blocks: 9

 

Spartan Leaders vs. McDaniel

Hannah Siaurusaitis: 11 kills, .265 attack %, 1 dig, 1 block assist

Madyson Whitcomb: 10 kills, .500 attack %, 3 digs, 4 solo blocks, 1 block assist

Gabby Emeigh: 29 assists, 5 service aces, 15 digs

Tyler Williams: 9 kills, .320 attack %, 1 block assist

Emily Pupo: 33 digs

Lydia Stump: 11 digs, 3 kills, 1 service ace

 

Spartan Notes:

The 3-1 start is the second best under head coach Dan Mickle as the 2017 Spartans began the year 4-0 … three of the four matches for the tournament went five games with the other one going four … Seniors Hannah Siaurusaitis and Madyson Whitcomb bot hhad outstanding weekends for the Green and White … Siaurusaitis averaged 2.42 kills per set as she had 46 kills for the weekend as she hit .224 in 147 attempts … Whitcomb hit .378 for the weekend as she averaged 1.84 kills per set while she also had 15 total blocks … junior Emily Pupo led the way defensively as she accumulated 89 digs for an average of 4.68 per set … Pupo also received serve for the weekend at a blistering 95.4% in a team-high 130 receives.

 

Up Next

The Spartans are now off until next Saturday when they will host Stevenson University and the University of Scranton in a tri-match. The Spartans face the Mustangs at 12:00 pm followed by Stevenson and Scranton squaring off at 2:00 pm. York and Scranton will play at 4:00 pm.