#20 ranked Muskegon Community College opened the 2018 season on the road with a 3-0 victory over Kalamazoo Valley Community College 3-0. Set scores were 25-11, 25-20, 25-13.
The Jayhawks have plenty of experience with 6 returning players, complimented by a strong recruting class of 7 freshmen. Leading the sophomores is 1st Team All Conference players Julie Brown ( Whitehall HS) and Katie Veihl (Fruitport HS).
Kills: Julie Brown 7, Alexis Issette 7 (Chippewa Hills HS) , Jaren Smith 6 ( Shelby HS) , Amber Jacobs 6 (Ravenna HS), Maddie Heiss 4 (WMC).
Assists: Katie Veihl 29
Aces: Shelby Rasch 2 (Coopersville HS), Kennedi Bernia 2 (Grand Haven HS)
Digs: Amber Jacobs 12, Shelby Rasch 8, Katie Veihl 7, Jaren Smith 7
Blocks: Julie Brown 5, Alexis Issette 2
Next up for MCC is a trip to Aurora, IL for a weekend tournament at Waubonsee Community College where they will face some of the top ranked teams in the nation. The home opener for the Jayhawks is Tuesday, 8/28 against Lansing Community College. Game time is 5:30 pm.