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Chelsea Prescott, seen in earlier days, had a successful freshman season at Medaille College. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

Season one is in the books.

The Medaille College volleyball team’s win/loss record wasn’t quite what everyone might have hoped, but Coupeville grad Chelsea Prescott knocked it out of the park.

The former Wolf capped her freshman season at the Buffalo, New York school Saturday, filling up the stat sheet in a heartbreaker of a five-set loss.

Medaille rallied from two sets down, then hit a roadblock in the fifth set, falling 25-17, 25-23, 22-25, 23-25, 15-9 on the road against the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.

The loss drops the Mavericks to 1-7 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play, 4-17 overall.

Saturday’s match was a battle for 7th place in the nine-team conference.

The top six teams, led by league champ Penn State-Behrend, are now off to the playoffs.

Prescott racked up 10 kills, two aces, a solo block, eight digs, and 13 points of offense in the season finale.

She started all 21 of her team’s matches, and played in all 70 sets, finishing her frosh campaign with 116 kills, 165 digs, 24 aces, 12 assists, three solo blocks, 11 block assists, and 148.5 points.

Prescott finished #2 among all Mavericks players for kills, digs, and points, #3 for block assists, and #4 for aces.

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Chelsea Prescott has made a successful transition from the Coupeville senior she was here to being an NCAA D-III spiker in New York. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

Keep fighting, keep swinging for kills.

Medaille College volleyball and Chelsea Prescott, its Coupeville-raised star, didn’t have an easy task Tuesday, but the Mavericks proved to be reliably scrappy.

Facing the top team in the nine-school Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, Medaille eventually fell 25-18, 25-18, 25-14 to host Penn State Behrend, but not before pushing their rivals hard on their Senior Night.

The loss drops the Mavericks to 1-6 in league play, 4-16 overall, while PSB jumps to 7-0, 19-5.

Things should be easier next time out for Medaille, which closes the regular season Saturday, Oct. 30, at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg (1-5, 2-19).

Tuesday night in Erie, Pennsylvania, Prescott racked up two kills, three digs, a block assist, and 2.5 points of offense.

Halle Bogas (10 kills), Haley Kennedy (18 assists), and Baylee Romano (12 digs) paced the Mavericks, while Kristin Reiland (nine kills, 12 digs) topped Penn State.

On the season, Prescott has started in all 20 matches, played all 65 sets, and recorded 106 kills, 157 digs, 22 aces, 12 assists, two solo blocks, 11 block assists, and 135.5 points.

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Chelsea Prescott delivered another strong performance Saturday in a college volleyball match. (Photo courtesy Josie Prescott)

This one stings a bit.

Medaille College volleyball frittered away three match points Saturday, eventually falling in a five-set thriller in its home finale.

Despite another stellar performance from Coupeville grad Chelsea Prescott, the Mavericks were toppled 25-20, 13-25, 13-25, 31-29, 15-11 by visiting Mount Aloysius College.

The loss drops Medaille to 1-5 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play, 4-15 overall.

Mount Aloysius improves to 3-3, 4-14.

After dropping the opening set, Medaille roared back to dominate the second and third frames, and held a 24-21 lead in the fourth.

Then, things slipped away from the Mavericks.

Even after being unable to close out the fourth set, Medaille had its chances in the final frame.

In the race to garner 15 points, the Mavericks led at 7-3 and 10-8, with the final tie at 11-11.

Starting and playing all five sets, Prescott hammered nine kills, doled out two assists, zipped four aces on her serve, recorded a block assist, and went low for a team-high 19 digs.

Her 13.5 points of offense was third-best on the day.

Prescott has played in all 62 of her team’s sets as a freshman, ringing up 104 kills, 154 digs, 22 aces, 12 assists, two solo blocks, 10 block assists, and 133 points.

Medaille wraps up the regular season with road trips to Penn State-Behrend Oct. 26 and the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Oct. 30.

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Chelsea Prescott had six kills and eight digs Wednesday while playing in a college volleyball match. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

Slow start, hot finish.

The Medaille College volleyball team needed a little time to warm up Wednesday, but rallied to give one of the best teams in its league a stern test.

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford escaped with a 25-9, 25-16, 25-23 win, but the Mavericks and Coupeville sensation Chelsea Prescott made the Panthers work for every point.

The loss drops Medaille to 1-4 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play, 4-14 overall, while Pitt improves to 4-2, 16-5.

The Mavericks have three regular-season games left on the schedule, with their home finale this Saturday, Oct. 23 against Mount Aloysius College.

Wednesday, Prescott continued a run of filling up the stat sheet, racking up six kills, eight digs, a service ace, a block assist, and 7.5 points of offense.

Halle Bogas (12 kills) and Haley Kennedy (28 assists) joined the former Wolf in playing inspired ball against a high-flying Pitt squad.

Prescott has started all 18 matches of her freshman season, playing in all of her team’s 57 sets.

She’s piled up 95 kills, 135 digs, 18 aces, 10 assists, two solo blocks, nine block assists, and 119.5 points.

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Chelsea Prescott delivers a kill back in her CHS days. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

Another day, another strong performance.

Coupeville grad Chelsea Prescott filled up the stat sheet Saturday at the┬áRIT Volleyball Invitational in Rochester, New York, though it wasn’t enough to save her team.

Medaille College fell in straight-sets to two high-flying teams, dropping to 4-13 on the season.

The Mavericks lost 25-20, 25-16, 25-15 to Nazareth College, and 25-16, 25-12, 25-21 to the tourney host, the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Prescott finished the day with 12 kills, 11 digs, two service aces, two block assists, and 15 points.

The former Wolf star led Medaille in kills, aces, and points in the opener against Nazareth.

On the season, Prescott has started all 17 matches, rolling up 89 kills, 127 digs, 17 aces, 10 assists, two solo blocks, eight block assists, and 112 points.

Medaille returns to action this coming Wednesday, Oct. 20, when it travels to play the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.

The Mavericks have four regular-season matches left on their schedule.

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