HAMILTON, N.Y. – Freshman Katie McKernan (Sylvania, Ohio) posted her team-best fifth double-double of the season but the Holy Cross volleyball team fell to Colgate, 3-0, at Cotterell Court on Saturday afternoon in Patriot League action by scores of 25-13, 25-23 and 25-12. With the loss, the Crusaders fall to 6-8 overall (1-2 PL), while the Raiders improve to 9-5 overall (2-0 PL).
Colgate was led by Kaylee Fifer who tallied a double-double with 19 assists and 10 digs. Diane Seely posted 12 kills, while Caitlin Cremin posted 11 digs.
The Raiders won the first set by a 25-13 score. Then with the second set tied at 22-22, Colgate won two straight points with a kill by Seely and an ace by Kathleen Harris. After sophomore Emily Oliver (Carlsbad, Calif.) extended the set with a kill, Lindsay Young secured the second set for the Raiders with a kill for the 25-23 win. The Raiders then clinched the match with a 25-12 third-set win.
The Crusaders return to action on Friday, Oct. 4, when they travel to Washington, D.C., to take on Patriot League opponent American at 7:00 p.m.
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