Kellogg Community College’s women’s volleyball team went to 28 points in the fourth set at home on Tuesday against Muskegon Community College. MCC held out just a little longer, winning the set, and ultimately the match, by just a hair.
The Bruins opened the first set with a loss, but then returned to win the next set 25-23. They fought hard in the fourth set, but Muskegon pushed through.
Scores per set were as follows:
- Set 1: Muskegon 25, KCC 16
- Set 2: KCC 25, Muskegon 23
- Set 3: Muskegon 25, KCC 14
- Set 4: Muskegon 30, KCC 28
Leading the Bruins on the court were freshman Audrey Schultz (Lansing/Lansing Catholic Central High School), who had 31 assists and five digs; freshman Abby Herman (Coldwater/Coldwater High School), who had eight kills, 14 digs and one ace; sophomore Grace Hall (Battle Creek/Pennfield High School), who had 14 kills, 16 digs and one block solo; and freshman Hanna Davis (Battle Creek/Pennfield High School), who had 10 digs and four aces.
Head KCC Volleyball Coach Tom VanWienen said they played tough to the end, and the team keeps getting better.
“The Lady Bruins played tough to the end, losing the fourth set 28-30,” VanWienen said. “What a great atmosphere our fans created tonight. We played some really good volleyball with some of the last-minute changes we had to make to our lineup that did an outstanding job.”
VanWienen also said, “This team keeps getting better each week even with all the moving parts that this year has thrown at them. It’s easy to get down, but they have found a way to keep moving and learning which is going to beneficial to us next year. They have played in some big matches and played against some really good teams this year and that is going to help us!”
Tuesday’s results gave the Bruins a 2-10 record in the conference and a 4-18 record overall.