UB Claims NY State Volleyball Championships

The Genesee Community College men's volleyball hosted eleven teams for the NY State Championships on Saturday. The University of Buffalo defeated the University of Rochester to earn the right to move on to the National Championships in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Cougars failed to make it out of pool play. The team dropped its four matches to UB (15-25, 17-25), Ithaca (17-25, 14-25), Marist (20-25, 19-25) and Syracuse (12-25, 23-25). Shawn Carrigan led the Cougars with 20 blocks, 13 digs, and15 kills. Jeff Gmereck had 15 blocks, 15 digs, and 11 kills and Aaron Strusienski set for 39 assists. The Cougars finish the season with a 1-20 record overall.