Paine Volleyball Team to Host Zumba® Party to Give Back to the Community

Posted by kmay | 09/27/2010 09:35 AM

Augusta, GA- The Paine College Lady Lions volleyball team will be hosting a Zumba® workout, with Paine College Alumna and former volleyball team member Joey Hayes Cummings ‘96 (pictured), Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 7:00 PM in Carter Gymnasium.

This event is part of Paine’s student athlete’s way of giving back to the community, and having fun while doing so. Admission to the Zumba® party is a can good or non-perishable items to be donated to the Golden Harvest food bank.

Coach Kohn, Head Volleyball Coah states, “We could never repay the community for the support that they give to Paine College.  By collecting can goods and non-perishable items to be donated is our way of giving back to the community, and the only thing it is costing us is having a good time doing so!"

Zumba® is a fusion of Latin and international music that creates a dynamic aura that combines salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton, and samba.


Paine Volleyball Split in Day One of SIAC Tournament

Posted by kmay | 11/11/2009 19:47 PM

Frankfort, KY- The Paine College Lady Lions opened up the 2009 SIAC volleyball tournament Wednesday, November 11, 2009 with a win defeating the Lady Magicians of LeMoyne-Owen College in straight sets (25-18; 25-23; 25-18) at the Exum Center on the campus of Kentucky State University.  All-conference player Victoria Claytor led the offense for the Lady Lions with 13 kills followed by Ashlee Porter who added seven kills in the win.  On the defensive side, Fernisha McMillian and Janae Kearse recorded 15 and 13 digs respectively.  Marquita Josey and Camachio Harris both added 13 assists in the win. 

Later in the day, the Lady Lions fell to the Tigerettes of Benedict College in a tough four sets (22-25; 26-28; 25-23; 24-26). Camachio Harris worked her way around the court with 12 kills, 23 assist, and 9 digs. Victoria Claytor and Michelle Brown recorded double digit kills in the match for the Lady Lions 15 and 12 respectively, while Fernisha McMillian and Janae Kearse combined for 37 digs in the loss. 

Not eliminated from the tournament, but dropping into the loser’s bracket, the Lady Lions will play Stillman College, Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 12 noon. 

Paine Volleyball fall in Season Finale

Posted by kmay | 11/5/2009 18:53 PM

Augusta, GA- The Paine College Lady Lion’s volleyball team took a tough loss to Savannah State University Lady Tigers, Thursday November 05, 2009 in Carter Gymnasium. With the loss, the Lady Lions bring to a close the 2009 regular volleyball season finishing 17-13 overall and 10-6 in the SIAC. 

Freshman, Victoria Claytor led the Lady Lions with a double- double tallying 24 kills and 11 digs. Fellow freshman Camachio Harris,  added 11 kills for the Lady Lions, and recorded 11 assist in the 2-3 (25-12;20-25;25-16; 22-25; 15-17) loss. Sophomore Janae Kearse led the defense with 23 digs, and Junior Marquita Josey assisted the Lady Lions with 29 times.

With the score tied at 15 each in the fifth and final set, the Lady Lions were stung by two errors to end the game.

Bianca Helton led the way for the Lady Tigers with 15 kills, followed by Whitney Bullock recording 14 kills.

The Lady Lions look to recover and prepare for the SIAC volleyball tournament to be held in Frankfort, Kentucky November 11-13, 2009.


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.


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.


 Victoria Claytor