College Volleyball: Raiders finish weekend 3-1 at Rochester Invite
ROCHESTER—Maggi Fellerman pounded 25 kills and picked up nine digs and seven blocks for Central Lakes College during the Rochester Yellowjacket Invitational Saturday, Sept. 8, and the Raiders finished the tournament 3-1.
The Raiders defeated Ellsworth Community College 3-1 in the first match Saturday and fell to North Iowa Area Community College 3-0 which was their first loss of the season.
Friday, Sept. 7, the Raiders top-ranked Harper College and No. 5 Rochester.
"We've been working really hard for a month," said CLC coach Jane Peterson, "In our last match of the weekend, against the best team we've faced, at our most tired, we put up a good fight with good energy and our best offensive match of the weekend and best serving game of the season."
Cassie Smierja contributed 17 kills and 19 digs for the Raiders, who are 11-1 overall.
"We are looking forward to a little easier schedule next week and continuing to improve, grow and learn," Peterson added.
CLC def. Ellsworth 26-25, 25-10, 23-25, 25-20
North Iowa def CLC 31-29, 25-20, 25-19
Sydney Forbord 4 kills, 1 ace serve, 3 digs, 2 blocks
Shelby Berg 2 set assists, 6 digs
Cassie Smieja 17 kills, 19 digs, 2 blocks, 1 set assist
Hailey Tihlarik 3 ace serves, 65 digs
Maggi Fellerman 25 kills, 9 digs, 7 blocks
Kaitlyn Luksik 2 kills, 1 ace serve, 7 blocks
Kylie Porter 4 kills, 28 set assists, 2 ace serves, 10 digs, 1 block
Alie Johanneck 5 kills, 1 set assist
Paige Wallevand 9 kills, 43 set assists, 5 ace serves, 34 digs, 4 blocks
Sydney Berg 15 kills, 9 digs, 3 blocks
Carlie Schroeder 2 digs
Overall: CLC 11-1. Next: Itasca at CLC 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 12.