Volleyball Sets New Service Ace Record in 3-0 Win
October 12, 2019 – – Lorain County Community College set a new school record with 21 service aces in their victory over Hocking College yesterday in OCCAC volleyball action. The Commodores needed just three sets to best the previous record of 19 set in 2017, a 3-1 win over Clark State CC. LCCC improves to 14-9 on the season and 6-6 in conference play after the 25-8, 25-13, and 25-10 win.
Serving up the aces for LCCC were Alyssa Burch (pictured; Wakeman/Western Reserve) and Kara Sullinger (North Ridgeville) with six apiece. Lydia Solak (LaGrange/Christian Community School), Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community School), and Myah McDonald (Avon) added three each.
Sullinger currently ranks second in the nation for NJCAA Division III athletes in service aces with 61 and ranks fourth with a 0.73 service ace per set average.
Lorain had a stellar 0.328 attack percentage as well, led by Solak with a 0.625 attack percentage with five kills on eight attacks and no errors. Solak also led the team in blocks with four. Vanecia Billings (Lorain/Clearview) put down six kills and Sullinger had 24 assists. Markovich and Sullinger had 10 digs each to lead the defense.
The Commodores face local rival Tri-C on the road for an OCCAC match at 6 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
Contact: Shelly Miller/SID