Match 1: Bethany (W.V.) - 3, Farmingdale State - 0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-22)
Match 2: Haverford - 3, Farmingdale State - 0 (25-6, 25-21, 25-15)
Haverford, Penn. - At the first day of the Haverford Invitational, the Farmingdale State women's volleyball team opened the season with a 3-0 loss to Bethany College (W.V.) before falling to host school Haverford, 3-0.
In the match against Bethany (1-0), the Rams dropped the opening set 25-17 and were defeated 25-13 and 25-22 in the second and third, respectively. Farmingdale State was led by senior outside Annie Cosgrave (Brightwaters, N.Y.) who recorded a team-high six kills to go along with nine digs, while freshman libero Kellianne Dempsey (Lake Grove, N.Y.) tallied a match-leading 14 digs. Freshman setter Angie Yarrow (Absecon, N.J.) pitched in with 11 assists and seven digs for FSC.
Junior outside Katie Sparks (Macedonia, Ohio) notched a match-high 13 kills and added 11 digs for the Bison, while sophomore setter Jenna Scott (New Castle, Ind.) had 29 assists in the 3-0 victory.
In their second match of the day, Haverford (1-0) won in straight sets with scores of 25-6, 25-21, and 25-15.
Senior outside Natalie Pisch (Blue Bell, Penn.) paced the Fords with a match-high 13 kills and sophomore setter Sydney Miller (Phoenix, Ariz.) totalled a match-high 29 assists in the 3-0 win.
FSC returns to action tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. against Bard and will follow with a match versus Goucher at 2:00 p.m. at the final day of the Haverford Invitational.