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Volleyball Garners End-of-Season Honors; Three Named USCAA All-Americans

Volleyball Garners End-of-Season Honors; Three Named USCAA All-Americans

DELHI, N.Y. (November 20, 2019) – The SUNY Delhi women's volleyball team received their last group of awards to round out the year, including three USCAA All-Americans. Senior Erica Prindle (Kingston, NY / Kingston) and sophomore Witchney Clersainville (Spring Valley, NY / Spring Valley) were both named  USCAA First Team All-Americans, while junior Taylor Tsatsis (Neponsit, NY / St. Edmund Prep) was accorded an Honorable Mention.

Delhi also received several nods on the North Atlantic Conference's (NAC) end-of-season honors. After finishing fourth in the conference and reaching the NAC Semifinals, Prindle was named to the NAC All-Tournament Team. Tsatsis was named to the NAC Sportsmanship Team, which recognizes those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. The honorees positively affect the women's volleyball culture and match environment by clearly demonstrating sportsmanship and integrity beyond the sport playing rules and etiquette.

Prindle completed her senior season ranked third in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) and fourth in USCAA Division I with 6.52 assists per game. She logged 593 total assists this season to finish her career with 1,056 assists as a Bronco for fourth all-time in the school record books, and a 1,314 four-year total that includes her time from SUNY Ulster. She led the team with 51 service aces, ranked third with 210 digs, and fourth with 27 total blocks, including eight solo blocks. The Kingston, NY native was named a USCAA Setter of the Week during the season.

Clersainville finished third in the NAC with 2.51 kills per set and 226 total kills, while leading the Broncos with 59 total blocks, including 24 solo. She was a two-time USCAA Athlete of the Week recipient. Her two-year career totals puts her at fourth all-time among Broncos with 105 total blocks (43 solo) and 358 kills.

Tsatsis completed her third season at Delhi ranking second on the team with 35 total blocks, including seven solo, and third on the team with 134 total kills and 28 service aces. The Neponsit, NY native enters her senior season holding the all-time career service aces mark at Delhi with 139, while totaling 464 kills, 434 digs, 94 blocks (29 solo), and 346 assists.

Head coach Beau Bracchy's team finished the season with a 12-14 record and made the conference tournament with a 3-3 league record, beating foes Husson, Maine Presque Isle, and Northern Vermont Lyndon. The women began the season winning their first five matches and six of their first seven. The Broncos earned the fourth seed for the NAC Tournament, where they faced top seed Maine Maritime as the Mariners posted a 3-0 victory en route to the league crown.  

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