February 15, 2009

Bobcats End Mountain Classic Undefeated with 3-2 Win Over Quincy

BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team improved to 3-0 in the Lees-McRae College Mountain Classic with a five set win, 3-2 (26-30,30-24, 21-30, 30-28, 16-14) over the Quincy University Hawks Sunday in Williams Gymnasium.


For the second consecutive day, Colin Kelly led the Bobcats with 25 kills on 49 attempts with only eight errors for a .347 hitting percentage. Kelly also earned a team high with three total blocks and tied for a team high one service ace. Jeff Black chipped in with 19 kills on 32 attempts with seven errors for a .375 hitting percentage to lead the team. Juan Ramirez passed out 56 assists and earned a team high with 14 digs.

Lees-McRae fell behind early with a first set loss, 26-30, but rallied to win the second set 30-24. Quincy handed the Bobcats a 30-21 set three loss, which was the largest margin of victory during the match, but again Lees-McRae answered with a 30-28 set four win to send the match to the fifth and final set. Lees-McRae battled to win set five 16-14 with Kelly recording the final two kills of the match.

With the win, Lees-McRae improves to 5-1 on the season.

Box score

2009 Season Stats

Pictured: Juan Ramirez