Women's Volleyball downs Alfred State

The Genesee Community College women’s volleyball team notched a victory in their home opener on Tuesday night, defeating the visiting Pioneers from Alfred State College three sets to one.
The Lady Cougars were down early in the first set, trailing 13-8 before winning eight of eleven points to tie the set at 16. Both teams went back and forth and were tied at 20 a piece before Genesee took control and won the opening set 25-22.
GCC trailed early on again in the second set and were unable to dig out of the hole, losing 25-11 and tying the match at one set a piece.
The Lady Cougars responded by earning a 25-18 win in the third set and took control of the fourth set behind strong serving by Leyinska Quiles, who served to the set’s first four points and gave GCC the early lead. Genesee would not trail in the fourth set and won 25-20, defeating Alfred State 3-1 on the night.
Carrie Blunt had three blocks and nine kills on the night, Quiles tallied 23 assists, Michelle Nagle recorded eight kills and seven digs, Karin Davis had 15 digs and Alexandra Perez added seven digs and seven kills.
The win improves Genesee’s overall record to 5-8 and the Lady Cougars will return to action at home on Thursday night when they host Mercyhurst North East at 6pm.