The MSJC volleyball team kept their momentum going headed into the post season as they swept San Diego City on the road Wednesday night in their regular season finale.
The Lady Eagles came out and took control of the match early as they breezed to a 25-16 win in the opening set. The Knights found their game in the second, but could not overcome MSJC as the Eagles took the second set 25-22 and then finished off the sweep with a 25-19 win in the third.
Ruby Ruiz continued to be a force for the Lady Eagles as she finished the night with a team high 14 kills while also making 7 digs and adding a solo block. Lauryn Patterson had 12 kills and a solo block as well. Ariana Velasquez had a big night with 26 assists and Lannie Maffucci added 12. Cynthia Arango led the defensive charge with 20 digs.
The Lady Eagles, who have already set the school's single season wins record, conclude the regular season with a record of 21-4. San Diego City dropped to 17-9 with the loss.
Now MSJC will prepare for the California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Regional play-offs. This will be just the second play-off appearance for the Lady Eagles in school history with the previous appearance coming in 2016. The So. Cal Regional play-off bracket will be released this weekend.
MSJC's #38 Ariana Velasquez had 26 assists on Wednesday night to help the Lady Eagle volleyball team to a 3-0 win over San Diego City College in their final regular season match of the year. The team set the school record for victories in a season with their 21-4 record and will be making the program's second ever play-off appearance next week. (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)