Thoroughbreds go 2-2 in weekend Liberty League play

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CANTON – The Skidmore College volleyball team split Liberty League matches in a weekend North Country trip. The Thoroughbreds beat Vassar 3-2 and Bard 3-0, while losing 3-0 to Clarkson and 3-1 to St. Lawrence.

The team is 11-6 overall and 3-2 in Liberty League play.

Skidmore opened with a 25-22, 25-10, 29-27 loss to league leader Clarkson. Carolyn Bottelier '13 had eight kills, 11 assists and eight digs, while Sam Friedman '13 added 11 digs.

The Thoroughbreds battled Vassar to an exciting 3-2 (25-22, 14-25, 25-8, 17-25, 15-13) win. Bottelier had 28 assists and 11 digs. Corinne Palmer '14 chipped in 11 kills and three blocks, while Elise Finnerty '14 had 16 kills and two blocks. Mallory Mendelsohn '14 had a double/double with 21 assists and 12 digs and Friedman had 27 digs.

On Saturday, Skidmore had a 3-0 (25-13, 25-10, 25-15) win against Bard. Finnerty had eight kills and two blocks. Brittany Dingler '15 had seven aces. Mendelsohn had another double/double with 21 assists and 20 digs. Maureen Mahoney '13 contributed 15 digs.

The team closed out the weekend with a 3-1 (15-25, 25-19, 18-25, 30-32) loss at St. Lawrence. Bottelier had a triple/double with 12 kills, 26 assists and 14 digs. Kelley Vershbow '12 had 13 kills and 15 digs and Glassman had 10 kills and three aces.

Skidmore will be back in action at Union College on Oct. 4.

 

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