NEW YORK – Tabitha Blaser had 24 kills, Katie Kieffer had 64 assists and the Simpson volleyball hit .270 as a team en-route to 3-0 wins over Hutner and Brockport State at the New York University Labor Day Invitational on Friday.
The Storm (2-0) started the season off right with a pair of convincing wins. They handled Hunter 25-13, 25-11, 25-12 in the opener then pulled away from Brockport State, 26-24, 25-17, 25-13 in the second match.
Simpson pieced together a balanced attack against Brockport as Blaser, Danforth and freshman Kat Wetjen had eight kills apiece. Morgan Terpstra played a nearly flawless match, hitting .667 with six kills and no errors in nine attempts. Kieffer had 29 assists and Audrey Schuttler dialed in six aces.
Simpson closes play in New York on Saturday against Ramapo.