In a battle for first in the MCCAA Western Conference the 17th ranked Muskegon Community College Jayhawks dropped an exciting match to their rivals from Grand Rapids Community College (8th ranked) by a score of 3-2. Set scores were 23-25, 22-25, 27-25, 25-14, 9-15. Stat leaders for MCC were:
Kills- Jaren Smith (Shelby HS) 16, Julie Brown (Whitehall HS) 15, Amber Jacobs (Ravenna HS) 12, Maddie Heiss (Western Michigan Christian HS) 7.
Assists- Katie Veihl (Fruitport HS) 50.
Aces- Veihl 4, Brown 3, Shelby Rasch (Coopersville HS) 2, Jacobs 2, Kennedi Bernia (Grand Haven HS) 2.
Digs- Veihl 24, Rasch 22, Bernia 15, Jacobs 13, Smith 10.
Blocks- Brown 7, Smith 5, Jacobs 4, Heiss 3.
MCC is now 9-2 in the Western Conference and 20-9 overall. They return to action on Thursday, 10/4 with a trip to Glen Oaks Community College. Game time is 6:30 pm.