Volleyball Wins at Desert, Set Up Showdown with MiraCosta

The MSJC women's volleyball team picked up a huge win on Wednesday night as they defeated College of the Desert in four sets on the road.laurynpatterson-18.jpg

The win by the Lady Eagles pushed them two games ahead of Desert for second place in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference North Division standings and set up a big match on Friday against first place MiraCosta.  MSJC will host MiraCosta on Friday night at 5 pm with a chance to move into a tie for first place.  MSJC's only loss in PCAC North play this year was to MiraCosta when the two teams met in Oceanside back on October 10th.

Wednesday it was a solid start by MSJC that carried them to victory as they won the first two sets by scores of 25-20 and 25-19.  Desert would rally to take the third set 24-26 to avoid the sweep, but the Lady Eagles quickly regrouped and won the fourth 25-18 to close out the match.

Lauryn Patterson had a match high 14 kills to lead the MSJC offense, while Cashlee Hullar added 9 and both Iasia Bailey and Ruby Ruiz had 8 kills each.  Lannie Maffucci and Ariana Velasquez each had 19 assists in the win.  Ruiz added to her 8 kill night with a match high 21 digs as well as a solo block.

The win gives MSJC an overall record of 17-3 on the season and they improved to 6-1 in PCAC North matches, while Desert fell to 16-4 and 4-3. 




The MSJC women's volleyball team picked up a huge win Wednesday night over College of the Desert 3-1, Lady Eagle Lauryn Patterson had a match high 14 kills in the victory.  MSJC will host MiraCosta on Friday night in a battle of first and second place teams in the PCAC North.  Friday's match will begin at 5 pm.