Spikers Take 2 on First Day of Senator Spikefest

PAINESVILLE, OHIO - The Lake Erie College volleyball team took a pair of games during the first day of action at the Davis & Elkins Senators Spikefest on Friday (Sept 4), defeating Pitt-Johhnstown 3-2 and Ohio Valley 3-0.

The Storm (5-2) snapped a two-match losing streak with a 20-25, 25-22, 26-24, 17-25, 15-13 win over UPJ in the opening match. Freshman Mary Walter led the way with 14 kills and four service aces, while senior Erica Muniak and junior Jennifer Laureno each had nine kills. Sophomore Lauren Bogatay had 21 assists.

Lake Erie defeated Ohio Valley in rather quick fashion, 25-19, 25-16, and 25-20. Walter had six kills and six aces while Laureno had five blocks on defense. Senior Katie Yanesh also had six kills.

The Storm returns to the court on Saturday morning for two more matches at the events.