Lady Lions to Compete in SIAC Volleyball Tournament

Posted by kmay | 11/9/2010 18:17 PM

Augusta, GA- The Paine College Lady Lions open up a “new” season, Wednesday, November 10, 2010 in Frankfort, KY as they compete for the 2010 SIAC Volleyball Championship hosted by Kentucky State University.

Participating in the first game of the day, the Lady Lions, 5th Seed on the East will take on the 6th seed on the West, Lane College at 10:00 AM. The winner of the game will then take on the #1 seed on the East, Claflin University.

The Lady Lions wrapped up their 2010 regular season Thursday, November 4, 2010 in Carter Gymnasium as the lost a very competitive match to Savannah State University in three straight sets (22-25, 19-25, 24-26).

The Lady Lions, coached by Selina B. Kohn and assisted by Zack Howard will go into the tournament with a 15-13 overall record, and 7-9 SIAC conference record.

Good Luck Lady Lions, and thanks for all of your hard work on and off the court.

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Lady Lions Pictured: Front Row L-R: Ashlee Porter, Janae' Kearse, Fernisha McMillian, Melande Carter, Camachio Harris. Back Row L-R: Michele Brown, Amber Johnson, Mehgan Smith, Marquita Josey, Victoria Claytor

Paine Volleyball Wins Conference Match

Posted by kmay | 10/27/2009 17:24 PM

Augusta, GA- The Paine College volleyball team won their match against SIAC conference opponent, Fort Valley State University, downing the Lady Wildcats 3-0 in Carter Gymnasium Tuesday, October 27, 2009. 

The second meeting of the year for the teams, the Lady Lions swept the Lady Wildcats 3-0 (21-25, 14-25, 22-25) September 24, 2009 in Fort Valley, GA.The Lady Lions wasted no time, taking the first set with a convincing victory 25-10, sets two and three 25-15, and 25- 18 respectively.

Victoria Claytor dominated set two of the match putting down eight of the sets 17 kills, and finishing the match with a total 19 kills and .452 hitting percentage.  In addition, she recorded seven digs and five blocks.  Marquita Josey added five kills, 12 set assists, and led the defense with five block assist.  Camachio Harris followed suit with five kills, 11 set assists, and six digs.

Andrea Stephenson led the Lady Wildcat offense with 14 kills.

The Lady Lions (16-10; 10-5 SIAC) will be back in action this weekend as they travel to North Carolina, making stops in Salisbury on Friday, October 30, 2009 to play Livingstone College, first serve slated for 6:00 PM, and next stopping in Charlotte, Saturday October 31, 2009 to take on Johnson C. Smith University at 11:00 AM.


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Marquita Josey - Junior Outside Hitter

Paine Lady Lions down Blue Bears of Livingstone College in Women's Volleyball

Posted by kmay | 10/24/2009 15:07 PM

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.


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 Victoria Claytor