ASTON, Pa. – The Salisbury University volleyball team began the Knights Invitational at Neumann University on Friday night, splitting its two opening matches. The Sea Gulls first fell to Lebanon Valley College, before defeating Neumann.
Lebanon Valley 3, Salisbury 1 (21-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20)
The Sea Gulls kicked off the night against the Dutchmen, taking the first set, before dropping the final three.
Junior Katie Stouffer continued to put her name in the Salisbury record books, leading the team with 26 kills in the match. The total tied her for eighth all time in program history for kills in a single match.
Freshman Nicole Venturelli also tallied double-digit kills in the contest, hitting 11.
Salisbury 3, Neumann 0 (25-23, 25-12, 25-18)
Again led by Stouffer, the Sea Gulls closed the first day of the weekend tournament with a three-set sweep of the Knights. She put down 15 kills for the Gulls, registering the only double-digit total for the squad in the match.
Sophomore Sydney Davis finished second with eight kills, while Venturelli tallied seven.
Salisbury continues the Knights Invitational on Saturday at 12 p.m., taking on Swarthmore College, before taking on an opponent to be determined later in the afternoon.