Friday, August 31, 2012
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Lincoln College volleyball results

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[August 31, 2012]  KANKAKEE -- On Wednesday, the Lincoln College volleyball team visited Kankakee Community College. LC dropped the first two sets 25-19, 25-20, but in set three the Lady Lynx jumped out to a huge lead behind the serving of freshman libero Taylor Hewitt and sophomore setter Vicky Arriola, and LC rolled to a 25-11 victory. They were able to keep the momentum going in set four, but KCC managed to take a late lead and hold off Lincoln to win the set 25-21.

LC individual stats:

  • Morgan Lesher: 11 kills, 7 points, 5 blocks

  • Jenna Merkel: 7 kills, 9 points

  • LaTasha Fizer: 7 kills, 7 blocks

  • Vicky Arriola: 27 set assists, 12 points

  • Taylor Hewitt: 13 points, 12 digs

  • Beth Daniels: 5 kills, 3 blocks

  • Alyssa Morales: 14 digs, 6 points

LC coach Mark Tippett commented: "I was very encouraged by the effort our players gave this evening. We fought hard on every point, and as the match went on, it was obvious that our confidence is growing. In set three we showed that we are capable of dominating a match. Even though we took another loss, it is clear that we are heading in the right direction as a team."

Lincoln will take the holiday weekend off and be back in action on Wednesday for their first home match of the season.


Online: Lincoln College volleyball

[Text from file received from Jeff Nelson, Lincoln College sports information director]


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