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Autumn Snider had a big day on Saturday, helping Rio defeat Davis & Elkins and Glenville
Autumn Snider had a big day on Saturday, helping Rio defeat Davis & Elkins and Glenville
Sat, Oct. 18, 2014 at 5:00 PM - [Volleyball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    ELKINS, W.Va. - Who knew it was the fourth time - at least for the University of Rio Grande volleyball team - that was the charm?
    The RedStorm moved beyond the .500 mark for the season, sweeping a non-conference tri-match from NCAA Division II Davis & Elkins College and Glenville State University on Saturday morning at D&E's McConnell Center.
    Rio defeated the host Senators 25-20, 22-25, 25-20, 25-17 in their opener before crusing past Glenville State in straight sets 25-14, 25-21, 25-11.
    The RedStorm, who had come up empty in three previous opportunities to get back to the break-even mark, improved to 16-15 with the victories and find themselves above the .500 mark since improving to 2-1 with a forfeit win over Lourdes University on August 23.

Rio's Aleah Pelphrey rifles a kill past Brescia's Rhiannon Ungerer during Friday night's win
Rio's Aleah Pelphrey rifles a kill past Brescia's Rhiannon Ungerer during Friday night's win
Fri, Oct. 17, 2014 - [Volleyball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Senior outside hitter Betsy Schramm reached a milestone mark in the final home game of her collegiate career and the University of Rio Grande volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 win over Brescia University, Friday night, in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Schramm, who was honored in pre-game ceremonies along with Dani Brannon (Atwater, OH) - a junior who won't be returning next season - reached the 1,000-kill mark for her career in the opening moments of the RedStorm's 25-17, 25-15, 25-13 victory over the Bearcats.
    Rio Grande improved to 14-15 overall and 5-4 in the KIAC win the victory.
    Brescia, playing its second game of a six-game, six-day road trip, dropped to 5-16 overall and 0-6 in league play.

Courtney Young's overtime goal lifted the RedStorm to a 2-1 win over Asbury
Courtney Young's overtime goal lifted the RedStorm to a 2-1 win over Asbury
Fri, Oct. 17, 2014 - [Women's Soccer]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WILMORE, Ky. - In arguably the most important game in program history, the University of Rio Grande women's soccer team authored another chapter in what's quickly becoming a storybook season.
    Courtney Young's goal with 6:28 remaining in overtime gave the RedStorm a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Asbury University, Friday night, at the Asbury Soccer Complex.
    Rio Grande, which won for the seventh straight time, improved to 8-3 overall and 4-0 in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, securing a first-round bye in next month's KIAC Tournament in the process.
    The RedStorm can secure the top seed in the tourney with a win in either of their final two league games - against Cincinnati Christian next Thursday or versus Midway in the regular season finale on November 1.
    Asbury, which was picked to win the league in the preseason coaches' poll, dropped to 7-4 overall and 3-2 in the KIAC.

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