Lady Commodores Sweep Sinclair CC and Clark State CC
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.