The CCC volleyball team fell to 0-2 in the MCAC with a 3 set loss to York College on Saturday. The Panthers defeated the Tigers 25-16, 25-16, 25-7. In the first two sets of the match, the Tigers hung tough with the Panthers, but in each set, the Tigers gotstuck in a bad rotation, allowing the Panthers to string together several points in a row.
As a team, the Tigers had 14 kills, 2 aces, 24 digs, and 3 blocks. Senior Alayna Howell led the Tigers offensively with another strong hitting performance in the middle. Howell recorded 8 kills on 15 attempts with only 1 error. Defensively, Victoria McCord was big on the block, assisting all three of the Tigers' blocks.
Coach Burrill commented on the loss saying, "Today we came out pretty strong against a very big, skilled York team. Our serve receive was really working well the first two sets and we were in the game. Freshman Sammi Dahl really stepped up her serve receive and sophomore Micah Rivera chipped in 5 digs on a good defensive effort. We are growing and getting better every day and we're going to keep working hard."
The loss drops the Tigers to 6-8 on the season. They are off until Friday when they play College of St. Mary at home beginning at 7:00 pm.