Volleyball picks up second win

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AUGUST 30 - SEPTEMBER. 1, 2018

2018 Owens Express Invitational, Owens Community College, Perrysburg, Ohio

PERRYSBURG, Ohio -- Jackson College Jets women's volleyball split four matches over the weekend at the Owens Express Invitational at Owens Community College, winning 2 and losing 2.

Jackson 3, Lakeland 2

The Jets overcame the Lakeland Community College Lakers 3-2 in five sets in the first tournament game Friday, 23-25, 25-19, 22-25, 25-12 and 15-13.

The Jets' Shania Johnson (Saginaw) was high scorer for the match, with 15.5 points overall – 11 kills, 4 aces and 1 block assist. Lakeland fought hard, taking the first and third sets, but ultimately the Jets came up with the win.

Jackson 3, Lorain County 0

Jets volleyball defeated the Lorain County Community College Commodores in three straight sets in their second match of the tournament, 3-0; 25-16, 25-13, and 26-24.

The Jets' Lindsey Leihman was high scorer with 12.5 points overall – 10 kills, 2 aces and 1 block assist. Shania Johnson had 12 points – 8 kills, 4 aces and no blocks.

Jackson 2, Cuyahoga CC 3

Jets volleyball get off to a strong start in their match against Cuyahoga Community College Saturday, but then fell to Challengers in the last three sets; 25-12, 25-16, 20-25, 16-25 and 10-15.

The Jets' Shania Johnson was top scorer with 18 points – 17 kills, 0 aces and 1 block. Kelsey Duke had 14 points, with 10 kills, 1 ace and 2.5 blocks.

Jackson 0, Edison CC 3

Jets volleyball fell in three straight sets to Edison Community College in their final tournament game, 0-3; 21-25, 14-25, and 19-25.

The Jets' Kelsey Duke was high scorer with 9 points – 9 kills, 0 aces or blocks. Alyssa Fowler had 8.5 points with 6 kills, 0 aces and 2.5 blocks.

The Jets are now 2-1 in the MCCAA Conference and 4-3 overall for the season. They will travel to Grace Christian University at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for their next match.


AUGUST 30, 2018

Jackson College Jets volleyball picked up their second win of the season Thursday night at home against the Kellogg Community College Bruins, winning 3-0.

The Jets won in three straight sets, 25-17, 25-22, and 25-22. High scorer for the game was Camryn Ward, outside hitter, with 8 points – 6 kills, 0 aces and 2 blocks. Aleea Coulter, outside hitter, scored 6.5 points – 6 kills, 0 aces and .5 block.

With the win, the Jets are 2-1 in the MCCAA this season.


AUGUST 26, 2018

Jackson College       25     25     20     22   15         3

Ancilla College         18     18     25     25   11         2

Jets volleyball picked up their first win of the season Tuesday, Aug. 26 again the Chargers of Ancilla College. The Jets won in five sets: 25-18, 25-18, 20-25, 22-25, and 15-11.

Leading scorer for the Jets was Kelsey Duke with 16.5 points; 11 kills, 0 aces and 5.5 blocks. Lindsey Leihman had 15 points; 10 kills, 2 aces and 3 blocks, and Shania Johnson had 14 points; 12 kills, 2 aces and 0 blocks.

With the win, the Jets go 1-1 on the season. They face Kellogg Community College Thursday, then travel to Owens Community College for a weekend tournament.                 


AUGUST 23, 2018

Lake Michigan College (3) -  25 25 25

Jackson College (0) -  15 17 19

The Jackson College Jets women's volleyball team fell to Lake Michigan College Red Hawks, 0-3, in their first game of the season Thursday, Aug. 23.

The Red Hawks' McKenzie Smith, outside hitter, led her team's scoring with 14 points in three sets. She had 13 kills, 0 aces and 1 block. 

For the Jets, Camryn Ward, outside hitter, and Alyssa Fowler, middle hitter, both scored 8.5 points. Ward had 8 kills, 0 aces and .5 blocks, while Fowler had 5 kills, 0 aces and 3.5 blocks. As a team, the Jets had 22 kills, 26 errors and 117 total attempts in three sets.