Volleyball Team Rallies to Win Five Set Thriller

The MSJC women's volleyball team rallied to win the final two sets on Wednesday night as they picked up a key Pacific Coast Athletic Conference win over visiting San Diego Mesa 3-2.ice14.jpg

The Lady Eagles came out of the gates strong as they cruised to a first set victory, winning by a score of 25-14.  The Olympians found their rhythm over the next two sets as they held on for a 25-21 win in the second set and then rolled to a 25-17 win in the third.

MSJC would rally back to take the fourth set 25-19, and kept the momentum going into the fifth to pull off a 15-12 win in the deciding set.

Taylor Kushner had 35 kills in the match as well as 12 digs and 4 solo blocks.  Iesha Leota helped the offense with 10 kills of her own.  Setter Alyssia Theis continued to put up impressive numbers on the season as she collected 50 assists and had 13 digs.

With the victory the Lady Eagles stayed in a three way tie for the third place in the PCAC and improved their overall record to 12-5 and their conference record to 5-3.  Mesa dropped to 8-8 and 4-4.  MSJC will have a chance to move into second place on Friday when they travel to Palomar.  The Comets are currently 6-2 in PCAC play and in second place all alone.  The Lady Eagles swept Palomar on September 24th in San Jacinto.  Friday's match at Palomar starts at 5 pm.


Iesha Leota had 10 kills and 11 digs on Wednesday night as the MSJC volleyball team defeated visiting San Diego Mesa College in 5 sets in a key Pacific Coast Athletic Conference match.