Lions sweep Ohio Christian University

Lions sweep Ohio Christian University

Location: Harrington Center (Cincinnati, OH)

The Basics:

The Lions faced Ohio Christian University in a Thursday night matchup. The Lions wasted no time defeating their opponents in three straight sets to improve their record to 5-2.

How it Happened:

The Lions caught fire to start the first set. Briana Looney (Harrison, OH / Harrison) opened the game up with a seven point service run to give the Lions an 11-4 lead. The Lions didn't look back on their way to a 25-8 victory in set one. The Lions continued to pressure the Trailblazers going into the second set. Riley Brunner (Lawrenceburg, IN / Lawrenceburg) caught fire at the service line with an eight point run that would give the Lions a 12-3 run. Ohio Christian strung together a run but the deficit was too much as the Lions would go on to take the second set 25-8. The Trailblazers weren't ready to give up and battled the Lions early in the third set. After back and forth points Riley Gintert (Morrow, OH / Little Miami) put the game away for the Lions on a 15 point service run. The Lions would win the set 25-12 and the match 3-0.

Standouts:

Cailey Plemmons (Oxford, OH / Talawanda) led the charge on offense with 10 kills and 11 digs. Karlie Schell (West Harrison, IN / Franklin County) kept up her defensive play with 11 digs in the backrow.

Up Next:

The Lions travel to Mt. Vernon, OH to take on Mt. Vernon Nazarene and St. Francis in back to back matches. The games are this Saturday 9/15 at 3PM and 5PM. Check MSJSports.com for more updates on the Lions season!