Posted by Skidmore Athletics
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Skidmore College volleyball team completed the perfect weekend, beating Baruch and New Paltz to claim the Skidmore Invitational Tournament championship.
The Thorougbhbreds have won 10 straight and 14 of 15 to take a 25-8 record into next weekend's Liberty League championship tourmnament at Clarkson.
Skidmore came from behind to beat New Paltz 3-2 (21-25, 25-17, 18-25, 25-17, 15-4) to win the tournament. Tournament MVP Kelley Vershbow '12 had 20 kills, 15 digs, two aces and two blocks to lead the Thoroughbreds. Corrine Palmer '14 also made the All-Tournament team with 17 kills and five blocks (one solo) against New Paltz. Emma Wilberg '14 made a solid contribution as well.
Also on the All-Tournament team were Melinda Santiago (Baruch), Melinda DiGiovanna (New Paltz), Carrie Hack (New Paltz), Theresa Lilly (Plattsburgh) and Eve Richards (Union).