PAINESVILE, OHIO – For players had four or more kills but it wasn't enough as the Lake Erie College volleyball team lost in straight sets on the road at Michigan Tech University Saturday (Sept. 18) in Houghton, Mich.
The loss was the fifth straight for the Storm (3-7, 0-5 GLIAC) who remain winless in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. However, all 10 of the teams matches to date have been on the road. Lake Erie hosts league foe Tiffin University on Friday night, Sept. 24, in its home opener.
Michigan Tech (2-7, 1-3 GLIAC) jumped out to an 11-3 lead in the opening set and never looked back. The Huskies won by scores of 25-12, 25-18 and 25-14.
Freshman Molly Richardson (Fort Wayne, Ind./Bishop Dwenger) led the Storm with five kills and assisted on two blocks. Three other Lake Erie players had four kills.
Kasey Woodcock led Michigan Tech, which outhit LEC .349-.021, with 11 kills.