North East, PA- The evening started off at Liguori Fieldhouse as the Saints revealed their 2018 District/Region banner. "When the program makes history you want to show it off, Im glad we got to reveal it at our home opener" Coach Pacholke on revealing the banner. The Saints took care of business against Community College of Beaver County winning 25-16, 25-14, 25-17 to improve to 2-1 on the season.
The Saints took the lead early in the first set but Beaver County came right back in after a few errors from the Saints. The Saints tempo offense was aggressive as in all eight players had kills on the floor for the evening. The Saints were led by Erin Froehlich and Elizabeth Kubicar with 7 kills each. Rachel Brenner also making a huge threat with 6 kills. Alexis White had 27 assists to help set up the offense. In the third set, Haleima Yates roped off 5 aces for the Saints. The Saints as a team had a total of 14 aces. The Saints never looked back as they dominated CCBC and swept the match.
Mercyhurst returns to the court Friday, September 6 when they travel to Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio for the Shannon McBride tournament. Game time on Friday will start at 4pm against Cuyahoga Community College.