The Genesee Community College volleyball team improved to 2-9 on the season with a three sets to one win against visiting Mercyhurst North East on Tuesday night.
The Cougars took ten out of twelve points midway through the first set and won the opening game, 25-12.
Mercyhurst responded in game two and after trailing 5-2 early on, the Saints took a 7-5 lead and held a lead as large as six points before winning the second set, 25-22.
Stephanie Toledo served to four straight points for Genesee in the third set and helped the Cougars take a 16-7 lead. Mercyhurst got back to within four at 22-18, but GCC was able to hold off the visitors and a Toledo ace sealed game three for GCC, 25-19.
GCC did not trail in the fourth and final set and jumped out to an 8-2 lead. The Cougars led by as much as eight and won the final game 25-17 and the match 3-1.
Genesee will travel to Erie Community College for its next match on Thursday night. Start time is set for 6 p.m.