Volleyball Splits Day One of Granite State Challenge

Volleyball Splits Day One of Granite State Challenge

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The Keene State College volleyball team split day one of the Granite State Challenge hosted by Plymouth State University Friday evening. The Owls squared off against Daniel Webster College before their contest against Rivier University

Game One: Keene State 3, Daniel Webster 0 (Final)

In game one, KSC won in three sets by scores of 25-21, 25-12 and 25-17 to improve to 4-1.

The Owls were led by Angela Silveri who had a team high 13 kills and a .500 hitting percentage. Classmates Christine Hadfield and Madeleine Nossiff each chipped in with eight kills. Brooke Bell and Alexis Michal combined for 23 assists in the sweep. 

Game Two: Rivier University 3, Keene State 0

The Owls dropped the second game by scores of 21-25, 20-25 and 23-25. The loss moves KSC to 4-2 on the season.

Silveri was the standout in this one as she hammered down 14 kills and a .367 hitting percentage, while Rachel Lamica finished with 11 kills and eight digs. Freshman Riley Bunker recorded 21 digs and setters Brooke Bell and Alexis Michal combined for 31 assists.

The Raiders were led by Lauren Silverman's 16 kills and Emily O'Reilly ran an effecient offense as she finished with 42 assists. Bethany Trevino, Molly McCormack and Lyndsey Sweeney each finished with double-digit digs.

The Owls will host day two of the Granite State Challenge tomorrow as they are set to face Colby-Sawyer at 10:00 am and Plymouth State at 2:00 pm.