Volleyball Beats York, Loses to Polytechnic in Jay Street Classic

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New York, NY (9/17/11) – The Montclair State volleyball team closed out its appearance in the Jay Street Classic as the Red Hawks split their final two matches on Saturday. MSU (5-9) topped York College (NY) in straight sets before falling to host NYU-Polytechnic by the same margin.

Freshman Daniella Salemo (Ramsey, NJ / Ramsey) was named to the All-Tournament Team as Montclair defeated York 24-9, 25-19 and 25-21. The Red Hawks lost to host NYU-Poly 25-10, 25-9, 25-17.

Salemo had 12 kills, five aces and six digs in the win over York. Alyssa Willis (Parsippany, NJ / Parsippany Hills) added nine along with five digs with Erika Gerner (Sparta, NJ / Sparta) adding six kills. Lauren Sharp (Mendham, NJ / West Morris-Mendham) had four kills and Angela Campo (Washington Township, NJ / Westwood) recorded 31 assists and three aces. Kimberly Butrico (Cresskill, NJ / Cresskill) led Montclair with 12 digs.  

Campo, Salemo and Alyssa Batiste (Manahawkin, NJ / Southern Regional) had two kills apiece in the loss to NYU-Polytechnic. Campo had six assists with Batiste registering a team-high five digs.

The Red Hawks return to action on Tuesday, September 20 as they face Rowan University at the RiverWinds Community Center in West Deptford, NJ at 7:00 pm.