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Dolan Six Kills, Five Blocks in UAlbany 3-0 Loss to Colgate

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Dolan Six Kills, Five Blocks in UAlbany 3-0 Loss to Colgate

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HAMILTON, N.Y.Amanda Dolan tied a career-high in total blocks on Wednesday, but the Great Danes fell to Colgate in three (18-25, 20-25, 17-25) on the road.


In set one, Colgate (13-6) got four of the first five points, later going up 8-4.  UAlbany (3-15) tied it up with a 4-0 run, including kills from Tatum Jungsten and Samantha Brostrom for an 8-8 game.  After a Colgate point, a Jungsten kill started a 3-0 spurt to give the Great Danes an 11-9 lead.  Colgate won three in a row following, which UAlbany countered with an Amy Hunter kill and Jungsten service ace.  A 3-0 home team run put the Raiders back in the lead.  The Great Danes got back to within one at 16-15, but Colgate took nine of the final 11 points for a 25-18 set win.


At 2-1 Colgate in the second game, a home team attack error and two Brostrom kills put UAlbany ahead 4-2.  Using runs of 5-0, 3-0 and 5-0, Colgate pushed forward 15-6.  UAlbany returned fire, using a Mikala McCauley dump kill to spark three consecutive points to pull within six 16-10.  At 18-11, Lauren Spreen served UAlbany through a 4-0 run to get the visitors to down three 18-15.  After a long exchange of points, three in a row off Brostrom’s serving got UAlbany within two 22-20, but Colgate won the final three points to take the set 25-20.


A couple of early 3-0 runs by Colgate put the Raiders in front of set three 6-2.  A Jungsten kill and Colgate attack error in succession made it 8-5 home team, but another duo of 3-0 runs put the Raiders ahead 14-6.  Again Spreen had a long serving session, taking UAlbany through a 5-0 run to get the Great Danes to within three 16-13.  But Colgate finished strong with nine of the final 13 points, getting set three 25-17 and winning the match in three.


Dolan hit .429 in the match with six kills and a career-high five blocks.  Brostrom also had six kills, while Viktoriia Stroilo finished with a team-best 17 digs.


Diane Seely led the Raiders with 14 kills and four blocks, while Kenzie Hume had 11 kills and two blocks.


UAlbany returns to conference play on Friday, hosting UMass Lowell at the University Gym at 7 p.m.


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