By Kaylee M. King
DONALDSON, IN – Ancilla Charger Volleyball dropped their record to 11-19 with a loss to Muskegon Community College Thursday night, 25-27, 20-25, 11-25.
Sophomore Sophia Smith led the way offensively with nine kills followed by Natalee Walters and Jill Brown’s four kills apiece. Jackie Friel led in the assist department with 18.
On the defensive side of the ball, Natalee Walters led in digs with 16 followed by Maddie Price’s nine. Samantha Albers had two block solos and one block assist and Samantha Brenneman had three block assists.
Head Coach Lana Singelton praised the efforts of her defense, “I really thought the girls played solid defense both blocking and digging. Muskegon is a good team, we hung with them the first two sets and they accelerated in set three. I also was proud of the play of Sophia Smith, she really had a great game on both sides of the ball.”
The Lady Chargers will be home on Tuesday, November 3rd for their final home game where they will be honoring their four sophomores; Maddie Korra, Samantha Albers, Sophia Smith and Xalina Gonzalez. Game time is set for 6:30p.m.
Ancilla College (www.ancilla.edu), part of The Center at Donaldson, offers 21 associate degrees and 20 athletic programs. Since 1937, the college has been a sponsored ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. It is a small, private, liberal arts school located two miles south of U.S. 30 on Union Road near Plymouth, Indiana.