Roos run volleyball winning streak to six matches
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 10:56 pm

(Canton, N.Y.)- The SUNY Canton women’s volleyball team picked up two more wins on Saturday as they ran their winning streak to six matches with wins over Morrisville State College and Oswego State University.

The Roos, ranked sixth in the USCAA Coaches Poll, are now 13-2 overall and stayed undefeated at home with a perfect 9-0 record in Roos House and incredibly the Roos have only lost one set in nine home victories.

SUNY Canton knocked off Morrisville for the second time in as many days Saturday morning with a 3-0 win. In the opening set the Roos fell behind 4-1 before rallying for a 13-8 lead. The Roos advantage stretched to 18-10 and they closed out the first set with a 7-2 run. SUNY Canton jumped out to a 12-3 lead in the second set and cruised to a 25-16 win and a 2-0 lead. In the third and final set the Roos were down 2-0 early but rallied with a 13-4 run before closing out the match winning 25-11.

Sophomore Jessica Reynolds (Oakville, Ontario) pounded down nine kills and made four digs to lead the Roos against the Mustangs. Freshman Morgan Bills (Walworth, N.Y.) added six kills and two service aces. Sophomore Mackenzie Mynter (Churchville, N.Y.) handed out 22 assists to go along with five kills and four digs and senior Danielle Swanston (Burke, N.Y.) added five kills and four digs.

The Roos jumped out on Oswego in their second match starting the first set with a 7-3 advantage. The Lakers rallied back to trim the lead to 13-11 and the momentum went back and forth before senior Abby Shoen (Waddington, N.Y.) closed out the set with one of her five kills giving the Roos a 25-21 win and a 1-0 lead. SUNY Canton scored the first four points of set number two and eventually stretched that margin to 12-4 before claiming a 25-11 win. The Roos closed out the match with a 25-12 win in the third set for the 3-0 victory.

Bills nailed 12 kills to lead the Roos against the Lakers. Swanston added eight digs and six kills. Shoen added seven digs and three assists. Mynter distributed 24 assists and Reynolds contributed four kills and four digs.

The Roos are next in action Oct 5-6 at the Oswego State tournament.