By Julie Newell
The LCC volleyball team defended the court and took another victory in its game against Ancilla College on Tuesday, Sept. 24 in the Gannon Gym at LCC.
The Stars won by a score of 25-18 in the first game, 25-15 in the second game and 25-21 in the third game.
The win brought the Stars' record to 13-4 for the season, and 5-2 in the MCCAA's Western Conference.
The Stars' continue to come together as a team, according to freshman left-side hitter Shelby Smyers.
"I think we did good working together as a team," Smyers said.
The Stars stayed focused on communication and working together, according to freshman defensive specialist Harley Roe.
"I think we did better talking (to each other) overall," Roe said. "I think overall we are coming together strong defensively."
Freshman defensive specialist Jacquelyn Rollins commented on some of the high points of the match.
"I think our blocks were on point today," Rollins said. "We executed those blocks really well."
Smyers spoke up about one of the team's strengths during the match.
"I think our serves were also pretty good this game," Smyers said.
Even in victory there are always challenges.
"We struggled a little bit here and there but were able to fight through," LCC Head Coach Emily Quintero said. "We struggled on our serve receive."
Freshman middle hitter Lana Thompson had some insight on how even a strong team can make small mistakes.
"It's like the small things that we kind of overlook," Thompson said.
The Stars were scheduled to play at Muskegon Community College on Thursday, Sept. 26, then in a tournament in Grand Rapids Sept. 28 and 29.
The next home game is scheduled on Tuesday. Oct. 1 against Grand Rapids Community College. The match starts at 6:30 p.m. and is free to the public.