Volleyball Team Opens Season With a Sweep

​The MSJC volleyball team got off to a fast start on Wednesday night in their season opener as they defeated visiting Southwestern College in straight sets.vballphotoforsouthwestern-18.jpg

The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 17-1 lead in the first set on their way to a 25-8 win.  The second set was similar as MSJC jumped ahead 10-0 and 16-2 as they seized control of the match with a 25-6 win.  The third set followed suit as MSJC won 25-10 to complete the sweep.  MSJC trailed 2-1 in the third set it was the only time all night that the Lady Eagles trailed.

Lauryn Patterson had a strong debut as the freshman from Hemet High led the way with 11 kills.  Ruby Ruiz added 6 kills and Adrianah Grajeda had 5 in the win.  Ariana Velazquez had a team high 17 assists while Patterson and Valazquez also led the defense with 8 and 9 digs respectively​.

The win gets MSJC off to a 1-0 start on the season.  The Lady Eagles will return to action on Friday night when they host Antelope Valley at 6 pm.

The MSJC volleyball team opened the season with a 3-0 win over Southwestern on Wednesday night.  The Lady Eagles return to action on Friday when they host Antelope Valley at 6 pm.  (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)