Potomac State Volleyball wins 20th; sweeps Allegany


Potomac State College’s Emily Funkhouser (13) goes up to attempt a spike as Allegany College of Maryland’s Jessica Miller (10) defends during the Catamounts’ 25-18 opening game victory. Potomac State swept ACM, 3-0. The Trojans’ Courtney
Keolker (12) is in the foreground and Potomac State’s Taylor Oates (25) gets set at the net.
Photo Courtesy: Steve Bittner/Times-News

From our friends at the Cumberland Times-News

CUMBERLAND, MD — Amber Wesley had a match-high 20 kills and three aces to lead Potomac State to a three-game sweep of Allegany College in women’s volleyball Thursday at Bob Kirk Arena.

Potomac State, getting its 20th win of the year, won by scores of 25-18, 25-22 and 25-22.

Taylor Oates had 39 assists, nine points and seven digs, Shayla Bartles seven points, eight kills and 16 digs, and Katie Bush 12 kills for Potomac State, now 20-2 overall and 10-0 against Region XX teams. Samantha Deter added five points and 10 digs, Emily Funkhouser had six kills, five digs and three blocks, Cindy Ellifritz eight digs, Taylor Douthitt five digs and Marjani Saunders three kills.

Bailey Sinai was 13 for 13 serving and 21 for 23 on attacks with eight kills and 11 digs, while Cherie Webb was 21 for 22 on attacks with 10 kills and 12 digs to lead Allegany. Courtney Koelker added 17 assists and 10 digs, Tasha Dunlap 10 digs and Jessica Robertson five kills.

Allegany (13-12) ends its regular season on Tuesday, at home, against Northern Virginia.

On Wednesday, Potomac State got a double-double from Wesley in a 3-0 win over Northern Virginia.

Wesley finished with 15 points and 10 kills with four aces, and Oates had 33 assists to go with seven digs. Deter contributed 14 digs and eight points, Bush had 15 kills, and Funkhouser supplied seven points, eight digs, six kills, three blocks and two aces. Bartles added eight digs, five kills and three blocks.

Potomac State will host Harrisburg Community College in the Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association state championship on Saturday at 1 p.m.