T-Wolves go 2-1 at North Country Pod

T-Wolves go 2-1 at North Country Pod

Niagara County Community College won a pair of matches at Saturday's Region III pod hosted by North Country Community College. The Thunderwolves are now 3-6 on the season as they prep for a Western New York Athletic Conference road tilt at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mercyhurst North East. 

SUNY Adirondack 25-25-25, Niagara CCC 14-18-16

Sophomore McKenna Collignon had 10 assists and freshman Zahraa Kareem notched three aces as the T-Wolves fell in straight sets.

Niagara CCC 19-23-25-25-15, Hudson Valley CC 25-25-23-20-12

Collignon had a season-high 46 assists and 13 digs as NCCC picked up a come-from-behind five-set victory. Sophomore Maddie Phillips led the offense with 18 kills, eight digs and four service aces. Classmate Jessica Cruz-Jackson added 14 kills and 11 digs and fellow second-year player Haley Freeburger had a career-best nine kills.

Niagara CCC 25-25-25, North Country CC 15-18-18

Phillips ripped nine kills to lift the Thunderwolves to a sweep. Cruz-Jackson and sophomore Jessi Wood each contributed six kills and Collignon finished with 25 assists.