Augusta, GA - The Paine College Lady Lions volleyball team opened up their 2009 season by hosting the Lady Hornets of Allen University Tuesday, September 01, 2009.
With just four returning players from last year’s squad, the Lady Lions took to the court in Carter Gymnasium with confidence and swept the Lady Hornets in three straight sets (25-16, 25-10, 25-18). Junior Marquita Josey led the offense with 18 assist and sophomore Janae’ Kearse led the defense with eight digs, nine kills, and three service aces. Freshman Camachio Harris worked her way around the volleyball court for her college debut with seven kills, five assist, eight service aces, and one solo block. Freshman Victoria Claytor had team highs 11 kills and three solo blocks for the Lady Lions.
The Lady Lions (1-0) will be back in action Saturday, September 5, 2009 participating in a tri-match with Brewton Parker College and Savannah State University. First serve will be at 12 noon in Carter Gymnasium.
The Lady Lions will open up Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 hosting Albany State University at 6:00 PM.