KCC volleyball defeats Jackson College in three sets at home

KCC volleyball players celebrate a point against Jackson College.

Kellogg Community College’s women’s volleyball team extended their win streak to four matches in a row after defeating Jackson College in three sets Thursday at home in Battle Creek.

The Bruins took set one 25-22, set two 25-14 and set three 25-12.

KCC was led on the court by sophomore Erin Aerts (Mattawan/Mattawan High School), who had 1 ace and 9 digs; sophomore Emily Delmotte (Marshall/Marshall High School), who had 9 kills and 3 blocks; and sophomore Hannah Landis (Three Rivers/Three Rivers High School), who had 17 kills, 12 digs and 2 blocks.

“I thought we played well tonight and did a better job with our ball control,” Head KCC Coach Tom VanWienen said. “Got a good weekend in front of us and will be moving on to a tough part of our schedule and need to remain focused!”

It’s the second win for the Bruins over the Jets this year; KCC also defeated Jackson in three sets on Aug. 28 in Jackson. Thursday’s win brings the Bruins’ overall record for the season so far to 12-3; the team’s conference record is 7-3.

KCC’s next match starts at noon Saturday, Sept. 30, against Oakland Community College at the Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse as part of the Grand Rapids Community College Raider Challenge invitational, which runs through Sunday, Oct. 1.

The team’s next home match begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Battle Creek Central Fieldhouse, 162 Champion St., Battle Creek, against conference opponent Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

For more information about KCC’s women’s volleyball team, including a full season schedule, roster, results and photos of the team, visit www.kellogg.edu/volleyball