Director of Sports Information
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 5, 2009
SWEEP COMPLETE, GENEVA TAKES TWO
AT BATTLEFIELD CLASSIC
Beaver Falls, PA – After splitting a pair of matches on the first day of the 2009 season, the Geneva College volleyball team grabbed a pair of wins on Saturday to improve its early season record to 3-1. Geneva defeated Richard Stockton 3-0 and then cruised past Galluadet by the count of 3-1.
The Golden Tornadoes used an impressive .440 team hitting percentage in the match number one for the victory. Adriane Blake led the way with 13 kills while teammates Rachel Kuegler (12 kills) and Michelle Zimmovan (10 kills) were also very impressive at the net. Coordinating all of those kills was setter Brandi Snavely who added 39 assists to her season total in the first match of the day.
Geneva continued its strong play in the night cap as Kuegler posted a team best 11 kills and Snavely added 32 assists to her total. Brianna Mixter led the Golden Tornadoes on defense with 12 digs for the winners.
The Golden Tornadoes will open home play on Wednesday when they host Grove City in the first PAC action of the season.
Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).
Geneva College was selected to join the Undergraduate Microbial Genome Annotation Program, an initiative of the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute (JGI).