Sept. 9, 2021, GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Annie Holesinger and Audrey Torres scored 12 points each, leading the Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team to a 3-1 win in a conference matchup against Lake Michigan College on Thursday.
The No. 16-ranked Raiders defeated the Red Hawks by a score of 25-12, 25-14, 21-25, 26-24. The win brought GRCC’s season record to 5-5, and 2-0 against MCCAA Western Conference opponents. Lake Michigan drops to 2-6 for the season, and 0-3 against conference teams.
Holesinger, of Rockford, finished with six kills, hitting a team high .375, and six blocks and while Torres, of Caledonia, scored her 12 points on a match-high eight kills, three blocks and an ace.
Right side hitter Karissa Ferry, a freshman from Chesaning, finished with six kills and five blocks. As a team, the Raiders totaled a season high 14 blocks, with 10 different Raiders contributing with at least one block.
Ola Nowak, a setter from Grandville, added another double-double to her freshman resume with 25 assists and a match-high 20 digs.
- Kills: Torres, 8; Holesinger and Ferry, 6; Morgan Fugate, Kylie Oberlin and Rylee VanPatten, 3.
- Assists: Nowak, 25.
- Digs: Nowak, 20; Torres 10; Kara Hecht and Shannon Russell, 4.
- Blocks: Holesinger and Oberlin, 6; Ferry, 5; Torres, 3.
- Aces: Nowak, 3; Charlie Baker and Fugate, 2.
Conference play continues for the GRCC on Sept. 14 as the team travels to Ancilla College. GRCC will be back at the Ford Fieldhouse on Sept. 16 as it takes on Kellogg Community College.