MSJC Volleyball Drops Five Setter at SD City

The MSJC volleyball team led 2-1 on Wednesday night, but lost the final two sets of the contest and fell to San Diego City 3-2 in a non-conference match on the road.CamyrynBootsma-JamiLoerchforSDCity-17.jpg

The Knights won the first set 25-23 before the Lady Eagles bounced back to win the second and third sets by scores of 25-22 and 25-17.  SD City, who entered the match with only one loss on the season, was able to rally back and force a a deciding set by winning the fourth 25-20.  The Knights then road that momentum into the fifth and final set as they pulled away from MSJC for the 15-6 victory.

Luann O'Kane had a team high 14 kills for the Lady Eagles while Kayley Stephens was right behind her with 12, Lauren Roberston had 8 kills in the loss.  Camryn Bootsma had another strong all around game as she had 35 assists, 27 digs, and a block assist.  Stephens added 3 block assists to help on defense while O'Kane picked up 23 digs and Cynthia Arango collected 16.

MSJC, who has played every one of their matches on the road this season due to renovations to the San Jacinto Campus gymnasium, is now 6-6 on the season.  San Diego City improved to 10-1 on the year.  The Lady Eagles will be on the road once again on Friday night when they travel to Los Angeles to take on Harbor College at 6 pm.  MSJC will play their first "home" match of the season next Wednesday October 4th when they host College of the Desert at Paloma Valley High School.  Next Wednesday's match is also the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference North Division opener for the Lady Eagles and will begin at 6 pm.

MSJC's #20 Camryn Bootsma and #8 Jami Loerch go for a block in a match played earlier this season.  Wednesday the Lady Eagle volleyball team lost in a tight five set match on the road at San Diego City 3-2.  MSJC will be back in action Friday when they take on Los Angeles Harbor College on the road at 6 pm.  (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC).