September 13, 2013

Bulldogs Top Air Force with Complete Effort

Yale Hits .303 as Nine Different Players Record Kills

Arlington, Va. -- The Bulldogs put it all together in a sweep of Air Force on Saturday evening.

In its second match of the day at the Pentagon, Yale hit hard, blocked well and served efficiently in a 3-0 victory.  Five different Bulldogs had at least six kills, and four produced at least two service aces.

The scores of the match were 25-19, 25-20 and 25-14.  Yale improved to 3-2 on the season.

Jesse Ebner led the Bulldogs with eight kills and hit .583 for the match, while McHaney Carter had seven, hit .500 and added a season-high five block assists.  Mollie Rogers also had seven kills and hit .467 for the match. 

Brittani Steinberg continued her impressive rookie season with seven kills. 

Yale hit .303 as a team, produced 12 block assists and served up 11 aces.  

Kelly Johnson had six kills, 13 assists and two aces, while Kendall Polan had 20 assists, four block assists and four aces.  

Maddie Rudnick had a match-high 12 digs, and was one of nine Bulldogs to record at least one.

The Bulldogs wrap up their Pentagon experience tomorrow with against Army at 12 p.m.

News and Notes

Report filed by Ernie Bertothy, Yale Sports Publicity