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Lady Panther Volleyball Swept in Day 2 of Star Classic

Lady Panther Volleyball Swept in Day 2 of Star Classic

RIVER FOREST, Ill.-- The GC Women's Volleyball team lost both matches 0-3 in day 2 of the 2012 Dominican Star Classic.

The Panthers played Willamette University in their first match of the day. The first set ended 15-25 with Willamette coming out on top. The second set was closer, as GC managed to keep it within five points. Unfortunately, the Panthers were unable to overtake Willamette and the set ended 20-25. The last set finished with a score of 19-25, leaving the match with a final score of 0-3. Greenville had 3 team blocks in the match. Jamie Schollenbruch lead GC in digs with 11, with Ansley DeVrieze contributing 7 and Ellen Lueking recording 6. Offensively, Tricia Gall lead the team with 7 kills, followed by DeVrieze and Marissa Lovell adding 5 each.

In Greenville's second game of the day, they met Lakeland College for the second time this weekend. The sets ended with scores of 14-25, 20-25, and 19-25, respectively. The match score was 0-3, despite GC's unyielding effort throughout the match. Defensively, GC had 3 team blocks and 40 total digs. Schollenbruch posted 15, Holli Meredith adding 9, and DeVrieze got 7 total digs in the match. On the attack, the Lady Panthers posted 27 kills, with Lovell recording 10 and Gall getting 5. Ellen Lueking lead the Panthers in assists, recording an impressive 23 in the match.

The team returns from the tournament with a record of 5-4. The ladies take the court at 7:00pm at home in their first SLIAC match of the season. They play MacMurray in hopes of starting their Conference play off with a win.

This story was published on September 08, 2012

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