February 28, 2009

Bobcats Streak Stretches to Nine with Two Wins at Mount Olive Tournament

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team (10-1) extended their match win streak to nine with two wins Saturday. The first was a 3-1 (30-20, 30-21, 28-30, 30-27) win over Eastern Mennonite, and the second win was a 3-0 (30-13, 30-20, 30-13) victory over York College.


In the first game Colin Kelly led the team with 20 kills on 45 attempts and also led the team with four total blocks. Jeremy Evans and Chad Mercado chipped in with 13 kills. Evans' 13 kills came on 19 attempts with no errors for a .684 hitting percentage, while Mercado's 13 kills came on 22 attempts with two errors for a .500 hitting percentage. Jeff Black added 11 kills for the Bobcats. Robert Ritchie picked up nine digs, and Juan Ramirez handed out 62 assists.

In game two, Charles Macias led the team with 11 kills on 14 attempts with one error for a .714 hitting percentage. Macias also had five service aces. Steven Bunning passed out 30 assists, and Sean Woodard added seven assists.

The Bobcats will return to action March 7th against Stevenson University and Philadelphia Biblical University in Owings Mills, Md.

Pictured: Charles Macias