NORTH EAST, PA- The Mercyhurst Saints Volleyball team was finally home, after 8 games on the road. The Saints didn't waste any time as they swept the match 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-14) against Erie Community College Thursday night. The student section was rocking just like the Saints offence. In set one the Saints had solid serving from Torilynne Nelson and Rachel Brenner with five aces. Alexis White a sophomore right side hitter was turning up the speed as she had three kills in the first set. In the second set the Saints held the Kats only to 15 points as Riley Sams had an ace and seven serves points. Rachel Brenner was flying high and helped the Saints with three of her five kills in set 2. The final set had everyone full go as 5 Saints players had 2 or more kills in this set. Torilynne Nelson again helping behind the line with 8 serves points and 2 aces in the final set.
Mercyhurst returns to the court on Saturday September 21st as they travel to Monaca, Pennsylvania to play against CCBC and College of Southern Maryland. The match is set to start 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.