Friday, 22 September 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball Battles Wells in Five-Set Thriller on Tuesday

SUNY Cobleskill

AURORA, N.Y. – The Elmira College women’s volleyball program dropped a back-and-forth matchup against Wells College as the Express rallied for a 3-2 victory on Tuesday in a non-conference contest.

Three Soaring Eagles finished the match with double-digit kills as Morgan Richardson ’25 recorded a career-high 20, while Makenna Clark ’25 and Kayla Neer ’25 each added 13 kills for the Purple & Gold.



SCORE: Elmira 2, Wells 3

LOCATION: Aurora, New York | Farenthold Athletic Wing

TEAM RECORDS: Elmira (3-8, 0-0 Empire 8), Wells (5-7, 0-0 AMCC)


  • The Soaring Eagles opened the first set with back-to-back points before the Express countered with a 7-0 run.
  • Wells recorded 14 kills as a team in the opening set and would take advantage of seven attacking errors by the Soaring Eagles to secure a 25-17 victory for a 1-0 lead in the match.
  • Richardson recorded three of Elmira’s first six kills to open the second set as the Soaring Eagles took an early 6-1 advantage. Later, consecutive service aces from Maddie Boucher ’24 sparked a 4-0 run for the Soaring Eagles.
  • A 5-0 run in the second set increased EC’s lead to 17-6 as Neer notched a pair of kills to highlight the rally. Following a late 3-0 rally by the Express, a kill from Neer secured a 25-19 victory for Elmira to knot the match 1-1.
  • The third set would be a marathon for both sides as Elmira rallied from a 21-18 deficit with a 4-0 run to take a 22-21 edge against the Express. EC tallied a pair of points to take a 27-26 advantage before Wells rallied with…

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