Augusta, GA- The Paine College Lady Lions defeated the Lady Blue Bears of Livingstone College 3-0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-16) Saturday, October 24, 2009 in Carter Gymnasium. With the non-conference match-up win, the Lady Lions improve to 15-10.The first match started off a little rocky with an error by the Lady Lions, and the Blue Bears keeping the serve for five points in a row.
The Lady Lions regrouped and didn’t look back for the remainder of the match. The Lady Lions put down 31 kills with a hitting percentage of .296 and held the Lady Blue Bears to 20 kills and a hitting percentage of -.13.Freshman Victoria Claytor finished the match with10 kills, followed by Camachio Harris who recorded 7 kills. Sophomores Janae’ Kearse and Fernisha McMillian picked up double-digit defensive digs, 12 and 10 respectively. Junior Marquita Josey put up 12 set assists in the victory for the Lady Lions.
Michelle Thompson recorded 9 kills and 8 digs for the Lady Blue Bears in the loss.
Paine College will return to action Tuesday, October 27, 2009 hosting the Lady Wildcats of Fort Valley State University. Tuesday’s game is set for 6:00 PM in Carter Gymnasium on the campus of Paine College.