Allen playing for Utica volleyball

ITHACA – The Utica College volleyball team salvaged a split on the second day of the Ithaca Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Pioneers lost to Medaille College 3-1 in the first match, before bouncing back to defeat Wells College 3-1.

Against Medaille, Dolgeville graduate Lora Allen had a team high 16 assists.

Utica (7-17) will return to action Friday, as the Pioneers head to Oneonta for the Hartwick College Holiday Inn Invitational. Utica will take on Oneonta State in the first match at 6 p.m.