Volleyball blanked 3-0 at Buffalo State


Buffalo, N.Y. - The Pitt-Bradford volleyball team suffered a 3-0 defeat on the road Saturday afternoon at Buffalo State.

Pitt-Bradford (8-15, 3-2) fell in game one 25-15. The Panthers started slow offensively but were able to put points on the board and work their way back into the set.

The Panthers went toe-to-toe with Buffalo State throughout the second set before being defeated 25-23 in a close battle. The offensive rhythm found in game one carried over into the second game and almost gave the Panthers the victory.

In game three, Buffalo State started fast and the Panthers had a hard time making up ground. The Bengals defeated Pitt-Bradford 25-20 to close out the match.

Taylor McMillen led the Panthers with 10 kills, one assist and three digs. Kelsey Repke tallied 20 digs during the match and Kimberly Daughtery finished with seven kills, one assist and six digs.

“I thought we played pretty well and did some good things against a good team,” said head coach Tina Phillips. “We still have to do a better job of finishing out games. We got a lot of effort from the team today and I was proud of them for that.”

 The Panthers hit the road on Tuesday, Oct. 22, when they travel to face conference-foe Penn State Behrend at 7 p.m. in Erie, Pa.