No. 3 Cougar Volleyball Routs Hocking for Fourth Straight Sweep

Akea Hunter goes up for an attack set by Jordan Plas.
Akea Hunter goes up for an attack set by Jordan Plas.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Cougar volleyball team recorded their fourth straight 3-0 win, notching a victory over Hocking, to move to 9-0 for the first time since 2014. With their undefeated record, they remain atop the conference leaderboard.

Inside the Game

- Conference (OCCAC) game

- Final Score: DIII Columbus State 3, DIII Hocking 0 (25-9, 25-18, 25-8)

- Record: Columbus State (9-0 overall, 0-0 OCCAC), Hocking (0-6 overall, 0-4 OCCAC)

Key Statistics

- Going errorless in the match were Akea Hunter and Tiziana Russell, who tallied six and four kills respectively. Hunter swung 11 times at a .545 pace while Russell had a season-high .667 on six attempts. Hunter also had a career-best five blocks in her balanced attack.

- NJCAA National Defensive Player of the Week Tate Rybarczyk totaled a team-high ten digs.

- Burgin Bachman posted an impressive four solo blocks, along with an assisted block. Her solo block total is the most by any Cougar this season.

-Making her collegiate debut was Jordan Plas, who dished out 18 assists as well as four service aces and eight digs.

-The Cougars posted season-highs in attack percentage (.282) and service aces (9).

Up Next

The Cougars hit the road for a weekend of four matches. On Friday, they travel to Elyria to take on Lorain County at 6:00 p.m. On Saturday, they will compete against the 2018 National Champion, Owens, at 10:00 a.m. followed by matches vs. Terra State at Noon and Schoolcraft at 6:00 p.m. All of Saturday's matches will take place at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, Ohio.