Solid weekend for Thoroughbred volleyball

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SCHENECTADY-- The Skidmore College volleyball team completed a perfect 4-0 weekend with a pair of easy wins at the Union College Interleague Tournament.

Skidmore College volleyball coach Hilda Arrechea picked-up career wins 399 and 400 Friday night at the Interleague Invitational at Union College.

Arrechea has compiled an impressive 400-200 record over 17 seasons at Skidmore. Among active NCAA Division III coaches, she ranks No. 25 in wins and No. 42 in winning percentage.

After a 2-0 Friday, the Thoroughbreds won the tournament championship with a 3-0 (27-25, 25-23, 25-21) win over Oneonta and a 3-1 (25-10, 25-27, 25-15, 25-8) win over Kean.

Against Oneonta, Carolyn Bottelier '13 had a double/double with 12 kills and 10 digs. Kelley Versbow '12 had 18 kills and Kylie Deutschman '15 had three service aces and seven digs.

Bottelier had another double/double in the Kean win with 15 kills and 12 digs. Vershbow added 17 kills and nine digs, while Mallory Mendelsohn '13 had 42 assists.

Skidmore (15-7) is at Middlebury tomorrow, Oct. 11 for a 7 p.m. match.


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