Volleyball’s four career efforts not enough in loss to Sinclair

Volleyball’s four career efforts not enough in loss to Sinclair

DAYTON, Ohio— The Columbus State volleyball team battled back back and forth with Sinclair on Wednesday night, and ultimately fell to the Tartan Pride 25-14, 25-27, 25-23, 26-28, 9-15. Despite impressive performances, the Cougars could not close out the match, giving Sinclair the 3-2 victory.

Four Cougars--Julia Littell, Julia Wynn, Kelsey Rammel and Brett Bey--set career highs during the road match. Additionally, each Cougar tallied at least a half dozen digs in the effort.

On offense, Julia Littell and Julia Wynn each recorded 17 kills (a career high for Littell). Haley Gerten and Kelsey Rammel added eight kills apiece while Hannah Wallace chipped in seven kills.

Defensively is where the Cougars shined. Kelsey Rammel's 36 digs were a career and match high while Littell tallied 22 digs, Haley Gerten 21, Madeline Platfoot 11, and Kelli Vorst ten. Wynn dug out nine balls and Wallace and Bey contributed six apiece.

Brett Bey and Julia Wynn both achieved career high blocks during the match with 12 and 11 respectively. Bey also had a career high 57 assists, 11 more than her previous record. Wallace also blocked six attempts from the Pride's offense.

The Navy & White conclude the regular season 8-6 OCCAC and 19-13 overall. Columbus State is scheduled to compete at the NJCAA Region 12 District F Tournament Fri, Nov. 6-Sat, Nov. 7 in Perrysburg, Ohio.