Billings Named OCCAC Volleyball Player of the Week
October 25, 2019 – – Lorain County Community College Freshman Middle Hitter, Vanecia Billings, (Lorain/Clearview) was named the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) Division III Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of October 14-20, 2019, for her outstanding play.
Billings has become a dominant force at the net, leading the Commodores in kills over the last nine matches. She exploded for 19 kills in a match against Edison State CC had a 17-kill performance against Lakeland CC, both Division II schools. At the end of the regular season, Billings sits second on the team with 204 kills heading into postseason play.
The team leader in blocks with 76, Billings ranks 21st amongst NJCAA Division III athletes in that category and 19th with 45 block assists. Her 204 kills rank her 53rd nationally.
LCCC Head Coach, Ted Whitsel, praised Billings, saying, “V has gotten stronger and more confident as the season progresses and last week showed how dominant of a player she can be.”
Lorain heads into the NJCAAA Region XII Division III Tournament this weekend for a chance to advance to the District Championships on November 1-2, 2019. Last year they made an incredible post-season run, qualifying for the National tournament and a fifth-place finish.
Contact: Shelly Miller/SID