Lakers swept by Columbus State on the road, 3-0

Lakers swept by Columbus State on the road, 3-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lakeland volleyball made fewer mistakes the second time playing Columbus State Community College but still lost 3-0 Saturday afternoon by the score 25-19, 25-14 and 25-10.

With the loss, Lakeland falls to 3-13 overall and 2-6 in Ohio Community College Athletic Conference play.

The Lakers were led by Morgan Smart (Perry) with 13 kills and 13 digs in the loss. Erynn Daubenmire (Eastlake) earned seven kills and 13 digs. Olivia Scott (Willoughby) dished out 22 assists while McKenzie Kovach (Mentor) earned 12 digs from the libero position.

Lakeland started off the match strong and scored 19 points in the opening set. Columbus still was able to claim the first set 25-19 and improved each set in the sweep.

Lakeland will next travel to Grand Rapids, Mich. for the 2018 Raider Challenge. The Lakers will open the tournament with a match on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. against Alpena Community College and close the day with a match against Henry Ford College at 6 p.m.

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About Lakeland Community College

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