2018 Volleyball Team

From Left: Angela Dunn, Sarah Severo, Kara Sullinger, Makaka Tuck, Alana Carrion, Addysen Kerr, Maddie Markovich, Shannon Minney.

Coach Ted Whitsel
440-365-5222 ext. 8326
email:  twhitsel@lorainccc.edu

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News & Announcements


Lady Commodores Sweep Sinclair CC and Clark State CC

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Sarah Severo

By Ken Hoffman

October 14, 2018 — The Lorain County Community College volleyball team won a pair of home matches this weekend in straight sets over Sinclair CC on Friday, Oct. 12, and Clark State CC on Saturday, Oct. 13.

The Lady Commodores swept Sinclair, 25-20, 25-18 and 25-16. Freshman outside hitter Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community) led the offense with nine kill shots, while freshmen outside hitters Sarah Severo (Columbia Station/Columbia) and Addysen Kerr (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) pounded eight and seven kills, respectively. 

Sophomore defensive specialist Angela Dunn (Fairview Park/Fairview) contributed 16 digs and Severo added 11 more.  Sophomore middle hitter Alana Carrion (Lorain/Amherst Steele) led the front line with three block kills.

LCCC earned the weekend’s second straight-set sweep over Clark State, 25-23, 25-14 and 25-16.  Kerr again led the attack with seven kills, followed closely by Severo and Carrion with six each.  Carrion also added three blocked shots. The defense was strong with three players in double-digit digs.  Dunn turned in a team-high 12 digs, while freshman setter Kara Sullinger (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) and Markovich each dug up 10 hits.

LCCC has improved its record to 16-8.  The Lady Commodores stand at 7-5 in the OCCAC and in sole possession of third place, behind only Owens CC and Columbus State CC, the #3 and #2-ranked teams in the nation, respectively, in NJCAA D-III.

LCCC will host Lakeland CC this Wed., Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. on Sophomore Night, for its final home game of the season.

Box Score vs Sinclair CC

Box Score vs Clark State

 


Lady Commodores Volleyball Defeated in Four Sets at Sinclair CC

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Maddie Markovich

By Ken Hoffman 

Oct. 6, 2018 — The Lorain County Community College volleyball squad lost a four-set match at Sinclair Community College last night, October 5.  Scores were 19-25, 28-26, 18-25, 18-25.

The LCCC offense was led by sophomore middle hitter Alana Carrion (Lorain/Amherst Steele) with nine kill shots and freshman outside hitter Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community) with eight kills.  The offense was aided by 24 assists and four service aces from freshman setter Kara Sullinger (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville).

Sophomore defensive specialists Angela Dunn (Fairview Park/Fairview) and Shannon Minney (Amherst/Amherst Steele) each claimed 19 digs.

LCCC will take its 12-8 overall record (4-5 in the OCCAC) to Edison State CC today for another OCCAC match.  Sinclair improves to 17-10 overall and 7-2 in the conference.

Box Score

 

 


LCCC Volleyball Wins One But Loses Three to #2 Owens CC

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Alana Carrion

By Ken Hoffman 

October 4, 2018 — The Lorain County Community College volleyball team won its first set since 2014 against Owens Community College, but the Lady Commodores lost the home-court match in four sets, 20-25, 17-25, 25-22, 18-25, on Wednesday evening, Oct. 3.

Freshman hitter Addysen Kerr (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) continued her offensive prowess with a team-high 12 kill shots.  Sophomore middle hitter Alana Carrion (Lorain/Amherst Steele) contributed eight more kills and paced the front line with two solo blocks and six assist blocks.

Freshman Sarah Severo (Columbia Station/Columbia) paced the back row defense with 20 digs while sophomore defensive specialist Angela Dunn (Fairview Park/Fairview) added 18 digs.

LCCC stands 12-7 overall and 4-4 in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC).  Owens — last year’s NJCAA D-II national runner-up, now playing in D-III and ranked #2 — is an impressive 24-4 overall and 9-0 atop the OCCAC.

Box Score 

 

 


Come-From-Behind Victory Spurs Lady Commodores to 11-6 Record

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Addysen Kerr

By Ken Hoffman

Sept. 22, 2018 — Trailing two games to one last night at Clark State, the Lady Commodores righted the ship and captured the five-set win, 25-17, 20-25, 15-25, 25-20, 15-11.

Freshman hitter Addysen Kerr (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) led the team with an outstanding hitting and blocking performance. Kerr amassed 17 kills, four solo block kills and an outstanding hitting efficiency of .480.  Sophomore defensive specialist Shannon Minney (Amherst/Amherst Steele) passed for a 2.33 rating, and added team-highs of 17 digs and four service aces.

The victory marked the ninth win in LCCC’s last 11 matches.  The Lady Commodores stand 11-6 overall and 4-3 in the rugged OCCAC. Clark State owns a 2-9 mark overall and 1-4 in the OCCAC.

Box Score

 

 


Lady Commodores Sail Past Hocking College in Straight Sets

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Makayla Tuck

By Ken Hoffman

Sept. 15, 2018 — The Lorain County Community College volleyball team raced past an over-matched Hocking College squad in straight sets today on the victors’ home court, 25-4, 25-6, 25-8.

Sophomore middle hitter Makayla Tuck (Lorain/Brookside) and freshman setter/hitter Kara Sullinger (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) led the victory.  Tuck notched a match-high 10 kill shots while Sullinger pounded eight more.  Sullinger led all servers with five aces while Tuck served three aces.  Freshman hitter Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community)  was the assist leader with 16.

LCCC improved to 10-6 for the season and 3-3 in the OCCAC.  After winning only two of the first six matches to start this season, the team has won eight of its last 10 matches.   Hocking College is win-less in 11 matches to date.

The Lady Commodores get some much-needed rest with only two matches scheduled for the remainder of September.  LCCC will visit Clark State for an OCCAC match on Friday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. before returning home to host Walsh JV on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. in Elyria.

Box Score

 

 


Lady Commodores Lose to #3 Columbus State in Close, Five-Set Match

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Kara Sullinger

By Ken Hoffman

Sept. 14, 2018 — The Lorain County Community College volleyball team gave Columbus State — ranked 3rd in D-III of the NJCAA this week — all it could handle before losing in five sets tonight in Elyria, 12-25, 21-25, 25-17, 25-21, 10-15.

After dropping the first two sets, LCCC employed good team defense and limited its’ errors to win sets #3 and #4, forcing the decisive fifth set.

The Lady Commodores’ offensive attack was ignited by three freshmen. Setter/hitter Kara Sullinger (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) and Sarah Severo (Columbia Station/Columbia) notched 12 kill shots apiece and Addysen Kerr (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) produced 11 more. Sullinger also amassed 26 assists to spark the attack.

LCCC accumulated 99 digs in the match, which was indicative of the strong team defense displayed throughout the five sets. Severo led the way with 22 digs while sophomore defensive specialist Shannon Minney (Amherst/Amherst Steele) and freshman hitter Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community) each garnered 20 digs. Sophomore defensive specialist Angela Dunn (Fairview Park/Fairview) contributed another 19 digs.

Kerr and sophomore Makayla Tuck (Lorain/Brookside) each blocked four Columbus State kill shots.  Markovich served up three aces in the match.

LCCC is now 9-6 overall and 2-3 in the OCCAC while Columbus State owns a  9-1 overall record and a 5-0 mark atop the OCCAC.  

Box Score

 


Lady Commodores Sweep Lakeland CC for Fifth Win in Last Six Matches

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Sarah Severo

By Ken Hoffman

Sept. 12, 2018 — The Lorain County Community College volleyball team earned a three-set OCCAC sweep at Lakeland CC tonight, 25-21, 25-13, 25-14, to claim its fifth victory in the last six matches.

“We played three very clean sets with only five attack errors, which is outstanding,” Head Coach Ted Whitsel stated.  “We played hard, as a team, and outlasted Lakeland during long rallies in the first set.”

LCCC was paced on offense by freshman hitter Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community) with 13 kill shots and freshman hitter Sarah Severo (Columbia Station/Columbia) with 10 kills.  Freshman setter Kara Sullinger (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) assisted on 27 points and added 18 digs to top the defense.  Sophomore defensive specialist Angela Dunn (Fairview Park/Fairview) contributed 16 digs.

Freshman middle hitter Addysen Kerr (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) led the team with three blocks. 

Markovich and sophomore Shannon Minney (Amherst/Amherst Steele) each served up three aces.

LCCC improves to 9-5 overall and 2-2 in the OCCAC while Lakeland CC falls to 2-11, 1-4.  The Lady Commodores are home this weekend to host #3-ranked Columbus State (NJCAA D-III) this Friday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. and Hocking College on Sat., Sept. 15, at 11 a.m.

Box Score


Lady Commodores Earn Three Wins in Four Matches at Shannon McBride Invitational

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Kara Sullinger

By Ken Hoffman

Sept. 8, 2018 — In four matches over two days this weekend at Lakeland CC — host of the annual Shannon McBride Invitational — the Lorain County Community College volleyball team performed extremely well, winning its first three matches against Mott (MI) CC, Macomb (MI) CC and Cedarville JV, before losing in five sets to St. Clair (MI) CC.

On Friday evening, the Lady Commodores defeated Mott CC, in four sets, 25-18, 25-14, 23-25, 28-26. LCCC then won a five-set match over Macomb CC, 25-19, 20-25, 25-17, 25-27, 15-5.

On Saturday, LCCC earned a straight-set victory over Cedarville JV, 25-9, 25-17, 25-16 in the only three-set match of the four contests.  The team suffered its only tournament loss against St. Clair CC in five very competitive sets, 26-24, 25-20, 16-25, 24-26, 12-15.  Both teams entered the match with undefeated 3-0 records in the tournament.

Freshman setter/hitter Kara Sullinger (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) completed an outstanding tournament with team-highs of 50 kills, 74 assists and was very accurate with 14 service aces in the four matches. Freshman Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community) added 67 assists, forming a strong one-two punch with Sullinger, combining for 141 tournament assists.

Sophomore defensive specialist Angela Dunn (Fairview Park/Fairview) amassed a whopping 103 digs in the tournament, an average of 25.75 digs per match (and 6+ per set).  

Sophomore hitter Makayla Tuck (Lorain/Brookside) led the team in blocked shots with 10.  Freshman hitter  Addysen Kerr (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) contributed eight blocks.

“We played very well and limited our errors,” Head Coach Ted Whitsel proudly stated.  “We were competitive with everyone.”

LCCC now owns a record of 8-5 this season. The Lady Commodores will head back to Lakeland CC on Wednesday, Sept. 12, this time to face Lakeland CC in an OCCAC contest at 6 p.m.

Box Score vs Mott CC

Box Score vs Macomb CC

Box Score vs Cedarville JV

Box Score vs St. Clair CC 


Lady Commodores Use First Set Comeback to Cruise to 3-0 Sweep of Cuyahoga Community College

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Maddie Markovich

By Ken Hoffman

Sept. 5, 2018 — The Lorain County Community College volleyball team turned around a 24-21 deficit in the first set versus Tri-C to earn a 28-26 nail-biter which vaulted the Lady Commodores to a 28-26, 25-17, 25-16 sweep of the Lady Challengers tonight in Elyria.

In that first set, LCCC accumulated 29 digs to keep Tri-C at bay.  “That’s an incredible number of digs for one set,” Head Coach Ted Whitsel pointed out.

The Lady Commodores offense was paced by a pair of freshmen.  Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community) topped the squad with 12 kills and added nine assists.  Kara Sullinger (North Ridgeville/North Ridgeville) contributed eight kills and was the assist leader with 16.

Sophomore defensive specialist Angela Dunn (Fairview Park/Fairview) came up big on defense with 20 digs.  Freshman Sarah Severo (Columbia Station/Columbia) chipped in with 13 digs.

The scrappy Lady Commodores improved to 5-4 for the season and earned their first (OCCAC) conference win of the season. LCCC  will compete in the Shannon McBride Invitational this Friday and Saturday, September 7 – 8, at Lakeland Community College.

Box Score


Lady Commodores Sweep D-II Kellogg CC and D-II Hagerstown CC at Owens Tourney

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By Ken Hoffman

Sept. 1, 2018 –The Lorain County Community College volleyball team played its best volleyball of the young season at the Owens CC Tournament today, winning two matches in six straight sets. The Lady Commodores (D-III) outplayed D-II Kellogg (MI) CC, 25-19, 25-15, 25-22.  Later in the day, LCCC handled D-II Hagerstown (MD) CC, 25-15, 25-13, 25-18, to improve its season record to 4-4.

The offense came to life with a high hitting percentage all day.  The team combined for 73 kill shots and just 19 errors in the two victories.

Defensively, sophomore Shannon Minney (Amherst/Steele), freshman Sarah Severo (Columbia/Columbia Station) and sophomore Angela Dunn (Fairview Park/Fairview) combined for 81 digs in the six sets.

The Lady Commodores also served extremely well, combining for 15 aces and just one error.

LCCC returns home to host Cuyahoga CC at 6 p.m., Wednesday, September 5 in an OCCAC contest.

Box Score vs Kellogg CC

Box Score vs Hagerstown CC