Sept. 2, 2021, GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Kylie Oberlin racked up a match-high 11 kills to lead the Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team to a 3-0 win in its conference opener against Glen Oaks Community College on Thursday.
The No. 16-ranked Raiders (4-5, 1-0 in MCCAA) defeated the Vikings (4-2, 1-1) by a score of 25-22, 26-24, 25-16.
Oberlin, a third-year starting middle from Fruitport, had her best outing of the season, hitting at a .556 clip, and had just one hitting error to go with her match high 11 kills. She also tallied two blocks and even picked up an assist.
Annie Holesinger of Rockford finished with nine kills and two blocks and Audrey Torres of Caledonia tallied nine kills and a match-high 12 digs. Morgan Fugate of Wayland contributed with seven kills and eight digs.
In her first match of the year in the libero jersey, redshirt freshman Kara Hecht of Zeeland tallied 11 digs, received a team-high 16 serves and even had an ace.
- Kills: Oberlin, 11; Torres and Holesinger, 9; Fugate, 7; Ola Nowak, 3; Haley Dobry 2.
- Assists: Nowak, 32.
- Digs: Torres, 12; Hecht 11; Fugate, 8; Gower 4.
- Blocks: Holesinger, Oberlin and Nowak, 2.
- Aces: Nowak, 4; Torres, 2; Hecht, Gower and Kruger, 1.
Conference play continues for the Raiders on Tuesday, Sept. 7 as the team travels to Muskegon Community College. GRCC will be back at the Ford Fieldhouse next Thursday, Sept. 9 as it takes on Lake Michigan College.