Broome's second year players were recognized for their efforts over the past two years on Saturday at their home POD tournament. Outside Hitter Lauren Carpenter (Vestal, NY/Maine-Endwell), Setter Taylor Hessler (Endicott, NY/Union-Endicott) and Defensive Specialist Ni'esa Davidson (Oneonta, NY/Oneonta) were all acknowledged for their contributions to the volleyball program.
The Hornets went 1-2 on the day, defeating Niagara County CC in the opener 3-0 with set scores of 25-17, 25-23, 25-17. Kaitlin Manley (Willet, NY/Cincinnatus) had 8 kills and 6 blocks, Megan Hazelton (Castle Creek, NY/Central Baptist) led the team in solo blocks with 2, Taylor Hessler (Endicott, NY/Union-Endicott) had 22 assists and, Lauren Carpenter (Vestal, NY/Maine-Endwell) had 14 digs and 3 aces.
The second match of the day was a loss against Erie 3-1 with set scores 21-25, 25-21, 24-26, 18-25. Manley had 17 kills and 9 blocks, Carpenter had 4 aces and 25 digs, Hessler had 30 assists and 4 blocks, Rayna Pouliot Syracuse, NY/Onondaga) had 23 digs and Ni'esa Davidson (Oneonta, NY/Oneonta) had 18 digs.
The final match was against an undefeated Jamestown team, Broome lost 3-0 with set scores 12-25, 18-25, 21-25. Manley had 10 kills and 4 blocks, Hessler had 9 assists and Davidson had 8, Carpenter had 17 digs and 3 kills.
Broome will take to the road on Monday for a match against the County College of Morris in Randolph, NJ scheduled to begin at 6:00 P.M.