Oct. 24: St. Lawrence University's volleyball team tied the program's all-time win record with two wins at the Skidmore Invitational, bouncing back from an opening loss to Skidmore with wins over Union and Ramapo before losing their fourth match of the tournament to a strong Cortland team..
The Saints, now 25-9, lost to host Skidmore in the opening match, 25-12, 25-19, 25-16, but came back to upend Union, 3-1, winning three straight games after losing the first game of the match. Union won game one 25-18, but the Saints came back with 25-20, 25-14 and 25-17 victories for the match win. The Saints won their 25th with a 25-18, 25-14, 19-25, 25-22 win over Ramapo. Cortland, which went unbeaten in its four matches, beat the Saints 25-20, 25-14, 25-16.
The 25 wins tie the 1988 team which went 25-17.
Natalie Kurtz had six kills and four blocks, Kelly Fuchs had six kills and 10 digs and Jordyn Buzza had 10 digs in the Skidmore match.
Nyasha Miller had 13 kills and Jess Lucky had 11 and 10 digs to lead the Saints at the net in the win over Union while Katherine Pierce had 17 digs and Abby Rose had 11 digs and 36 assists.
Rose had 25 digs, Megan McNiven 15, Lucky 10 and Miller 12 in the win over Ramapo while Lucky had 13 kills and Miller 13. Kelly Fuchs, Miller and Liz Grogan had four kills each in the Cortland match while Pierce led the defense with 12 digs and McNiven and Lucky had eight each.