Volleyball Defeats Hudson Valley in Home Finale

Olivia Casey goes up for an attack point against Hudson Valley.  FM one the match 3-1.
Olivia Casey goes up for an attack point against Hudson Valley. FM one the match 3-1.

The Lady Raiders Volleyball squad was victorious over Conference foe Hudson Valley on Tuesday evening in the Raiders Den.  FMCC took the match in four sets; 24-26, 30-28, 25-11, and 25-23.

The Vikings stole the first set from The Raiders and that would be it.  FM gained momentum in the second set and came back from a large deficit to gut out a 30-28 team win.  In the third set, FM took the momentum from the second set and dominated to a 25-11 win.  In the final set, Hudson Valley kept it close, but FM secured the match victory.

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The Lady Raiders played strong team ball and everyone contributed. Macenzie Ward led with 14 kills and 7 digs.  Olivia Casey finished with 10 kills and 9 digs.  Taylor Denmark had 7 kills, Danika Dygon and Emily Mormando with 6 kills and 26 assists and Mallory Baldwin finished with 3 kills.  FM was strong defensively, tallying 41 digs and 4 blocks in the match.  

On Wednesday, FM bounced back to travel to Mohawk Valley Community College to take on the Hawks.  The Raiders fell in 5 sets; 25-19, 25-23, 25-22, 26-24, 15-7.

Ward led with 16 kills and 12 digs. Dygon had 14 kills and Mormando tallied 29 assists.