Lakers drop conference match against Owens, 3-0

Lakers drop conference match against Owens, 3-0

PERRYSBURG, Ohio – Lakeland volleyball started out good but dropped the first set and was eventually swept 3-0 by Owens Community College Wednesday night by the score 25-20, 25-13 and 25-12.

After the loss, Lakeland falls to 1-7 overall and 1-3 in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference.

Lakeland was led by Morgan Smart (Perry) with 10 kills and 10 digs in the loss. Erynn Daubenmire (Willoughby) notched six kills on a .286 hitting percentage while Olivia Scott (Willoughby) handed out 22 assists.

The Lakers started out solid enough with 11 kills in the opening set to only four errors for a .280 hitting percentage but Owens claimed the first set and followed that that winning the following two sets for the sweep.

Lakeland will be back home on Friday, Sept. 7 for the 2018 Shannon Lee McBride Memorial Tournament for two matches. The first match will be at 2 p.m. against Mercyhurst North East and the second match of the day will be against Mott Community College at 6 p.m.

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Founded in 1967, Lakeland Community College was the first college in Ohio created by a vote of the people. True to our mission, Lakeland provides quality learning opportunities to meet the social and economic needs of the community.

Offering day, evening, weekend and online classes, the college serves more than 10,800 credit and 2,800 noncredit students (2016). For more information about the College, visit