ECC falls in five to MCC

ECC falls in five to MCC

Ellsworth Community College volleyball fought with all they had but fell short in five sets Monday night against Marshalltown Community College.

MCC took the first set 25-20, but ECC came back and took the second set in a 25-18 win. The third set went to MCC 25-17, and the fourth set went to ECC 25-21. The score went back and forth in the fifth set, with MCC coming out ahead 15-13.

The Panthers' hitting percentages were as follows: set one .026; set two .346; set 3 .120; set 4 .118 and set 5 .034.

ECC was led by Tiffany Jacobson, who had 17 kills, 2 total blocks, 4 aces and 12 digs. She was followed by Nicole Nielsen who had 10 kills, 18 digs and 2 total blocks; Maddie Hoch had 7 kills and 2 total blocks; Ashley Kraber had 41 assists and 9 digs; and Carlin Whelpley had 15 digs and 2 aces.

The Panthers will be on the road for the next four games. They will be at Southeastern Community College on Oct. 12 at 7 pm and will then travel to Lexington, MO, for a weekend trip playing Neosho County Community College on Friday, Oct. 14 at 3 pm and then on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9 am playing Coffeyville Community College, followed by Wentworth Military Academy at 7 pm.


Photo Caption: ECC setter Ashley Kraber sets up Madison Hoch for the kill.