Oct. 20, 2001
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Jennifer Corkum, Lauren Weber and Diana Wierzba combined for 40 of Siena's 56 offensive kills in a three-game sweep of conference foe Canisius in Loudonville Saturday afternoon. The Saints won 30-22, 30-26 and 30-20.
Senior setter Sarah Watkins dictated the Saints' offense with 42 well-timed assists. Sophomore Kerry Pease killed six of her 11 attempts in the win. Corkum connected on 30% of her total attempts and Weber made good on 21.6% for an efficient Siena offense. The Saints also took advantage of eight service aces and nine Canisius service errors for 17 quick points.
The Golden Griffins were led by middle hitter Jennifer Debee, who killed 12-of-26 attempts in defeat. Reigning MAAC Rookie of the Week Kim Hoffman notched 17 defensive digs.
Siena returns to the hardwood at noon tomorrow at home against Niagara.