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Women’s Volleyball dominantes conference play this weekend

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Lauren Medeiros, Photography Co-Editor / The Bucknellian

Bison Volleyball won a 3-1 decision over the Holy Cross Crusaders. In the first set, these Bison women dominated. Right off the bat, the volleyball team ran off with a 4-0 lead. The Crusaders tried fighting back, but the Bison stretched the score to a 9-5 lead. The points went back and forth up until 19-12. First-year Cameron Lloyd ’27 ended this set with a major kill, finding victory with a 25-14 score. 

The second set started with the Crusaders pulling ahead. At the start of the second set, Holy Cross led 6-2. The Bison came back and battled to pull into the lead by one point at 7-6. The Crusaders and the Bison battled back and forth until Holy Cross pulled ahead to 11-10, then to 17-15. A 5-1 stretch kept the Orange and Blue in their place concluding with more back and forth battles, ending this set at a score of 25-21, a Holy Cross Crusader win. 

The Bison defeated the Crusaders in the third set, pulling ahead quickly and efficiently. The score proved how dangerous the Bison can be, winning by eight points with a score of 25-16. 

Overall, Caleigh O’Connell ’26 played very strongly with 42 assists and 12 digs. Bri Fazilus ’26 had a game-high of 15 kills, Lloyd followed with 14 and Catherine Jamison ’24 with 10. 

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Next weekend, the Bison will have a difficult couple of matches, facing Colgate and Army.

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