Grove City 3, Clarkson 0
Grove City 3, D'Youville 0
Grove City 3, Alfred 0

September 19, 1998--The Grove City College women's volleyball team swept three more opponents Saturday to win first-place at the 3rd Annual Alfred University Invitational.  The Lady Wolverines went 5-0 at the two-day affair, failing to lose a single game.

Grove City defeated host Alfred in the finals, 15-4, 15-10, 15-2.  Earlier in the day, GCC cruised past Clarkson, 15-4, 15-4, 15-1, then beat D'Youville in the semifinals, 15-7, 15-0, 15-8.

Senior Liz Sparks (Grove City, PA/Grove City) brought home the tournament's Most Valuable Player trophy.  Sparks recorded 36 kills and 12 blocks in nine games Saturday, bringing her 15-game tournament averages to 4.27 kills and 1.47 blocks per game.

Senior Erin Mayne (Elyria, OH/Elyria) had 101 assists Saturday and 153 in the tourney (10.2 per game), while junior Nicole Hable (Shoreview, MN/Totino-Grace) posted 58 digs and 89 in the 15 games (5.93 per game).  Freshman Julie Porter (Medina, OH/Highland) had 20 kills in Saturday's action.

The Lady Wolverines, 11-3 overall, have won six straight matches and 20 consecutive games.  They play at Allegheny next Tuesday, September 22, at 7:00 p.m.  

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