Volleyball Team Drops Heartbreaker

 

The MSJC women's volleyball team concluded their regular season on Wednesday wErin Elamith a 5 set loss to visiting Victor Valley College.

The Lady Eagles won game one 25-18 before dropping the second 22-25. The third and fourth games both included some heart stopping action as MSJC took game three 27-25 and the Rams came back to take game four by the identical score. In game five the Lady Eagles got off to a quick start, but couldn't hold on to the lead and fell 15-11.

The loss dropped the Lady Eagles record to 19-15 overall and 8-4 in Foothill Conference play. MSJC finished the regular season tied for second place in the conference with Victor Valley. The 8-4 record in Foothill Conference play is the best at the school since an 11-5 season in 2001 and is just the third time since 1992 that the Lady Eagle volleyball team has finished with a winning conference record.

In Wednesday's match Kellie Diekiewiet had 19 kills while teammate Virginia Pena added 14. Erin Elam finished the night with 20 digs.

 

Sophomore Erin Elam collected 20 digs in her final game for the Lady Eagles Wednesday night.