Volleyball falls in first match of NJCAA tournament

HUTCHINSON, Kansas — The Laramie County Community College volleyball team opened the NJCAA national tournament with a 3-0 loss to second-seeded College of Southern Idaho on Thursday, Nov. 15.

The Golden Eagles lost the match 13-25, 14-25, 18-25 as LCCC’s big hitters were kept at bay. Sophomore Kylie Martin notched four kills while Avery Nelson added four kills of her own. Kasandra Sturges tallied 11 assists for the Golden Eagles.

LCCC still has a chance to make an impact in the tournament with a chance to play for ninth-place. They start in the ninth-place bracket against  New Mexico Military Institute at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

For more coverage of the NJCAA national volleyball tournament, follow Will Crawford on Twitter at @WillCrawford18

About Will Crawford (72 Articles)
Will Crawford is a sophomore majoring in Mass Media at Laramie County Community College and is a tri-editor for Wingspan. He is hoping to go to Lindenwood University to receive his bachelor’s degree in mass communications with a sports media emphasis. Crawford hopes to one day be a play-by-play announcer for a Major League Baseball team. Crawford started taking journalism classes his freshman year and then later on became the social media editor for Wingspan, and now tri-editor. Crawford is a huge sports fan, his favorite teams are the Boston Red Sox and the New York Giants. His favorite players are Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook and Red Sox outfielder J.D. Martinez. Along with watching sports, Crawford played various sports in high school and played baseball for 9 years. He is also always open to discussing sports. To contact Crawford email him at willcrawford51@gmail.com or follow him on twitter @WillCrawford18.

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