Cougar Volleyball Holds Off Lakeland in Five Sets

The Cougars accumulated a season-high 111 digs over five sets.
The Cougars accumulated a season-high 111 digs over five sets.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Cougar volleyball team picked up its 15th win of the season over Lakeland Community College on Saturday morning.

Inside the Game

-Conference (OCCAC) game

-Final Score: DIII Columbus State 3, DII Lakeland 2 (25-18, 23-25, 25-22, 24-26, 15-12)

-Record: Columbus State (15-1 overall, 8-1 OCCAC), Lakeland (4-11 overall, 2-5 OCCAC)

Key Statistics

-Three Cougars tallied double digit kills: Bobby Diamond (16), Mason Steele (13), and Tiziana Russell (11).

-Burgin Bachman had five kills on nine errorless swings (.556) and five assisted blocks.

-Audrey Jenkins ran the offense with a career-high 56 helpers at the net.

-Samantha Dunn served up a trio of aces, accounting for half of all the aces in the match.

-Tate Rybarczyk recorded a career-high 47 digs for the defense.

Up Next

The Cougars host Otterbein University on Tue, Sep. 24. First serve is at 6:00 p.m.