Volleyball opens LIberty League play with 3-1 win over Union

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SARATOGA SPRINGS  The Skidmore College women's volleyball team beat Union College 3-1 (25-16, 25-18, 21-25, 25-20) in the Liberty League opener for both teams, Friday night at the Williamson Sports Center.

The Thoroughbreds improve to 9-3, while the Dutchwomen are 8-6.

Kelley Vershbow '12 had a match-high 20 kills in addition to 13 digs for Skidmore. Carolyn Bottelier '13 contributed 15 kills and 10 digs, while Olivia Glassman '15 also had a double-double with 12 kills and 10 digs. Glassman also had three key aces. Setter Mallory Mendelsohn '13 had 50 assists and nine digs and Sam Friedman had 21 digs.

For Union, Eve Richards had 16 kills, 13 digs, two aces and six blocks. Casey Tepper added 11 kills, three aces, and 12 digs, while setter Mackenzie Westfall had 37 assists and eight digs.

Skidmore hosts Amherst College in a non-league match on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.


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