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Volleyball Returns to Court at Grand Valley State

Volleyball Returns to Court at Grand Valley State

PAINESVILLE, OHIO -- The Lake Erie College volleyball team opened its three-match Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) weekend road trip with a 3-0 loss at Grand Valley State University Friday night (Oct. 8) in Allendale, Mich.

The Storm (3-13, 0-9 GLIAC) was coming off an eight-day layoff, having not played since Sept. 30.  The Lakers (11-5, 10-2), meanwhile, won their fifth straight match by a 3-0 score.

Lake Erie trailed the opening set just 10-8 but Grand Valley closed out the frame with a 15-4 spurt to win 25-12. The Lakers won the next two sets in similar fashion, 25-11 and 25-9.

Freshman Molly Richardson (Ft. Wayne, Ind./Bishop Dwenger) and sophomore Nicole Kunar (Northfield Center, Ohio/Northfield) had three kills each to lead the Storm.

Grand Valley, which outhit the Storm .392 to minus-.122. Nicole Whiddon had a match-high seven kills for the Lakers.

The Storms road trip continues Saturday at Ferris State.