Geneva Outlasts W&J In Five Sets
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson took defending Presidents' Athletic Conference volleyball champion Geneva to five sets Thursday night, but the Golden Tornadoes pulled out the 3-2 home victory (25-22, 24-26, 25-19, 22-25, 15-9).
The Presidents (11-8, 3-8 PAC) received 14 kills and 12 digs from sophomore right-side hitter Nicole Bishwaty (Allentown, Pa./Parkland). The Golden Tornadoes improved to 17-9 overall (11-2 PAC, 2nd place) and swept the season series from W&J.
Senior outside hitter Samantha Chorney (Greensburg, Pa./Greensburg Central Catholic) produced 11 kills, while junior libero Sarah Stedina (Darlington, Pa./Blackhawk) notched 18 digs.
Junior middle hitter Lindsey Bennett (Pittsburgh, Pa./Brentwood) had four blocks and the setter combination of freshman Michealia Skleres (Andover, Ohio/Pymatuning Valley) and junior Megan Stoehr (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) teamed for 39 assists. Skleres led the way with 21.
W&J hopes to snap its four-match losing skid on Sunday when it hosts Thomas More at noon at the Henry Memorial Center.