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.