The Iowa Lakes Volleyball Team was in action this weekend in Norfolk, NE, as they participated in the Northeast Hawks Tournament.
The opening day was rough for the Lakers as they went 0-2 against nationally ranked teams. The first match of the day saw the Lakers fall to #20 Fort Scott in four sets by scores of 21-25, 28-30, 25-22, and 15-25. They then lost to #4 Central Community College in four sets by scores of 21-25, 20-25, 25-22, and 17-25.
On day two of the tournament the Lakers went undefeated. In the opening match of the day the Lakers upset #14 North Dakota State College of Science in 5 sets after falling behind 0-2 with set scores of 15-25, 18-25, 25-21, 25-17, and 15-9. The Lakers then swept Southeast Community College 25-23, 25-15 and 25-15.
Several players put up good numbers for the Lakers over the weekend. Rachel Sanow dished out a balanced offense with 182 set assists. She also picked up 49 digs and 23 kills. The Offense was led by Kirstin Martindale (60 kills, 79 digs, 5 blocks and 3 aces), Megan Jensen (39 kills, 66 digs, 7 blocks and 2 aces) and Megan Remund (36 kills, 23 digs and 4 blocks). Steph Baker paced the defense with 102 digs while Kendall Moorehead chipped in with 56.
The Lakers record now moves to 6-3 on the season. They will be back in action this Wednesday, September 2nd as they open their conference schedule at home against #12 Kirkwood at 7pm in Laker Gymnasium.
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The Iowa Lakes Community College Volleyball team was in action tonight as they took on the Northwestern College JV. The Lakers were victorious in a 5 set match with scores of 20-25, 25-16, 17-25, 25-20, and 15-7.
The Lakers were lead by Kirstin Martindale, 16 kills 24 digs, and Megan Jensen, 14 kills and 15 digs. Rachel Sanow dished out 49 set assists and picked up 15 digs and 4 aces while Steph Baker lead the defense with 32 digs.
The Lakers will be back in action this Friday and Saturday as they travel to Norfolk, NE for the Northeast Hawks Tournament.
They will return home next Wednesday, Sept. 2nd as they open their conference schedule against Kirkwood Community College at 7pm.
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The Iowa Lakes Volleyball team was in action this weekend as they opened their season 3-1 at the Battle for the Dells tournament in the Wisconsin Dells.
In day one of the tournament the Lakers went 1-1. The opening match saw the Lakers defeat the #1 ranked team in NJCAA DIII, Madison College, by scores of 25-20, 19-25, 28-26, 16-25, and 15-9 before falling to NJCAA DI, Wallace State, in straight sets by scores of 22-25, 12-25, and 19-25.
On day two the Lakers got back on track finishing the tournament 2-0. The Lakers beat the host team, South Suburban College, 3-1 by set scores of 25-19, 20-25, 25-21, 25-21. Iowa Lakes then beat Harper College in 4 sets with scores of 25-22, 25-17, 17-25, and 26-24.
The Lakers saw solid play from several players over the weekend. The offense was lead by Kirstin Martindale with 57 kills. She also picked up 7 aces and 40 digs. Megan Remund was solid both offensively and defensively picking up 33 kills, 6 blocks and 6 aces. Rachel Sanow dished out a great offense earning 151 set assists while collecting 51 digs, 11 kills, and 5 aces. The defense was paced by Steph Baker with 70 digs.
The Lakers will be back in action this Wednesday, August 26th for their HOME OPENER against Northwestern JV at 7pm in the Laker Gymnasium.