The defending Region Champs came into North East and swept the Saints in 3 games. The match scores were 25-17, 25-17, and 25-21.
In the first game, Mercyhurst led early before the Cougars caught fire and pulled away. The same was true in the third game when Mercyhurst led 14-9 before GCC came back.
Lindsay Hasbrouck led the Saints with 10 kills and six digs. Julie Craven had seven kills and seven digs to go along with 10 points. Kellie Hoffman had seven assists and six digs while Lauren Moroz had 11 assists. Alex Bell had nine digs for the Saints in defeat.
Mercyhurst falls to 1-6 overall and will be at the Lakeland Tournament this weekend.