DOVER, Del. - The Wesley College volleyball team went 2-1 as the hosts of the team's first Wolverine Classic. Wesley defeated PSU Abington and Delaware Valley in straight sets.
Wesley and Penn State Abington opened play in the tournament, with the Wolverines taking all three sets for the win behind a strong service game. Wesley won 25-7, 25-8 and 25-11.
In the second match of the day, Albright picked up the first of its three wins on the way to the tournament title. The Lions defeated Delaware Valley in a tightly contested match. The Lions won 28-26 in the first set, then captured a 25-18 win in the second set. The third set was as close as the first, with Albright claiming a 25-23 win to seal match.
The Aggies rebounded in match three with a straight set victory over Penn State Abington. Delaware Valley cruised to a 25-8 win in the opening set and notched victories of 25-16 and 25-19 for the team's first win of the day.
The hosts then faced off with Albright in a battle of the two unbeaten squads in the tournament. The Wolverines won the opening set 25-17 before the Lions earned close wins in the next two sets, 25-22 and 25-23. Albright then took control early in the fourth set for a 25-15 win.
Needing a win over Penn State Abington to finish first in the classic style tournament, the Lions got just that with a 25-10, 25-9, 25-11 victory.
The nightcap featured Wesley and Delaware Valley squads that had split their first two matches of the day. The Wolverines staked wins of 25-18, 25-19, 25-16 to earn second place on their home court.
Wesley is back in action on October 8 at Marymount (Va.) in Capital Athletic Conference action.
Wesley College Classic Results:
|Penn State Abington vs. Wesley||Wesley 3-0|
(25-7, 25-8, 25-11)
|Delaware Valley vs. Albright||Albright 3-0|
(28-26, 25-18, 25-23)
|Penn State Abington vs. Delaware Valley||
|Albright vs. Wesley||Albright 3-1|
(17-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-15)
|Albright vs. Penn State Abington||Albright 3-0|
(25-10, 25-9, 25-11)
|Wesley vs. Delaware Valley||Wesley 3-0|
(25-18, 25-19, 25-16)