Volleyball team wins America East title, advances to NCAAs
The Binghamton volleyball team rallied from large deficits in the second and third sets to sweep two-time defending champion Albany to win the America East title in November, at University Gym on the campus of the University at Albany. The Bearcats captured their third conference championship defeating the Great Danes by scores of 25-17, 28-26 and 26-24. Binghamton also won conference titles in 2005 and 2009.
Binghamton was led by the championship’s Most Outstanding Player Grace Vickers and All-Tournament selections Iva Partaleva and Amanda Dettmann. Vickers posted 10 kills and seven block assists while Partaleva recorded a double-double with 19 kills and 13 digs. Dettmann handed out 37 assists, picked up nine digs and knocked back six block assists to earn her spot on the All-Tournament Team.