1 Scroll down through separate pages for each game (by date) Last game(s) played listed at end of document August 22 - IRSC vs. POLK COLLEGE IRSC Volleyball earns first win at home. The volleyball team is 1-0 after their 4 set win against Polk (25-17, 25-10, 22-25, 25-21). In the season opener IRSC was led by Freshman Kaytlin Colbert (17 Kills 15 digs) and Sophomore Maddie Stowe (12 kills 6 blocks). The volleyball team also faced off against NCAA Div II opponent Palm Beach Atlantic earlier in the day in a scrimmage. The scrimmage saw strong performances from newcomers Freshmen Katie McInnis (11 Kills) Freshmen Maddie Erwin (20 Digs) and FIU Sophomore transfer Alexandra Lilliquist (7 Kills). The women s volleyball team will play their annual Blue vs Gold scrimmage Monday August 24, 2015 at 5:30 to kick off the beginning of the athletic season.
2 August 24 IRSC Volleyball Welcomes Athletes back with Blue/Gold Match New and returning athletes alike gathered in the gymnasium as the Lady Pioneers played in their annual Blue and Gold intra-squad match. Even the crowd was having a battle of their own on who could be the loudest. The Blue Team was coached by Andy Treadwell and assisted by Stephanie Skidmore, while the Gold Team was coached by Mr. Frank Watkins and assisted by Aubree Parker. First set, the Blue team took the lead early in the game. Although, the Gold Team tried to close the gap, they just could not finish and lost In the second set, both teams were neck and neck for the first few points. The Gold team was able to get ahead and got the win As we go into the third set, the gymnasium is filled with cheering and chanting for their team to win. The Gold Team starts off with a strong lead and are up when switching sides. The Blue Team fought back winning four points in a row, closing the gap to 12-14; however, Gold was able to win the next point and the game 15-12, winning the match 2-1.
3 August 28 - Lady Pioneers go 3-1 at HCC Kickoff Classic To start of their season, the volleyball team traveled to Tampa to play against four tough teams. They came back to The River with three wins and one loss over the weekend. The volleyball team played well and defeated teams that were ranked in the top 20 national poll last year. On Friday, first game was against Polk State College. Just last weekend the Pioneers received their first win against Polk State College, but this time it did not go in our favor. Lady Pioneers struggled in the first two sets losing and 22-25, respectively. In the third set, IRSC started to play Pioneer volleyball to win it Game four, both teams were neck and neck the first few points but IRSC fell short losing Freshman lefty, Katie McInnis, led the Pioneers with 12 kills. Greta Dobenecker and Hannah Artille together tallied 40 assists. Also, Dobenecker collected 20 digs, as well as Madelyn Erwin. Game 2 on Friday, IRSC was up against Daytona State College. After receiving a loss earlier that day, IRSC started the game off on fire and winning the first two sets and In set two, IRSC earned 21 of their 25 points. Daytona State College started set three off with a few big kills and blocks, boosting their momentum. Trying to catch up but fell short, IRSC set three With the momentum on Daytona s side, the Pioneers put a stop to it with 10-5 lead. IRSC kept the lead the rest of the game and captured the win Freshman Kaytlin Colbert and Sophomore Alexandra Lilliquist earned a double-double. Colbert had 10 kills and 11 digs, while Lilliquist had 10 kills and 13 digs. Madelyn Erwin paced the defense with 28 digs, earning a spot in the 25+ Dig Club. On Saturday, IRSC defeated home team Hillsborough Community College 25-21, 25-13, 22-25, In the third set, both teams led at one point in the game. After the score being tied at 5-5, HCC was able to get the lead and kept it the rest of the set. Set four, IRSC put a stop to them to quickly and took the lead HCC was not able to comeback, giving the Pioneers win. Setters Hannah Artille and Greta Dobenecker combine for 48 assists for the match. Alexandra Lilliquist led with 16 kills, following close behind her was Katie McInnis with 13. In the last game against St. Petersburg College, all four sets were relatively close but IRSC fought to collect another win (25-23, 25-21, 23-25, 25-22). Set one, IRSC had the lead at but St. Petersburg did not make it easy for us to finish. With an opponent error and kill by Madison Stowe, Pioneers won St. Petersburg led in the second set, but not for long as the Pioneers closed a five point game and winning The score was tied seven times throughout the game in set three. At 23-23, IRSC gave up two points on two hitting errors and SPC takes the win. St. Petersburg carried their momentum over in set four, but IRSC put a stop to their fire and won Sophomore Madison Stowe collected 8 kills and a total of four blocks for the match. Madelyn Erwin earned another slot in the 25+ Dig club with 28 digs. Indian River State College will host a Quad-match on Friday, September 4 th. They will play Lake Sumter State College at 1:00pm and College of Central Florida at 1:00pm.
4 September 4 Quad Match vs. Lake Sumter, College of Ctrl. Florida. IRSC Finishes 1-1 at Home Quad Match This past Friday, the Lady Pioneers hosted a quad-match between Lake Sumter State College, College of Central Florida and Palm Beach State College. First game of the day, IRSC defeated Lake Sumter in three sets (25-15, 25-12, 25-10). As everyone received playing time, IRSC totaled 29 kills for the match, hitting.391 and.455 in sets one and two. The last game for the Lady Pioneers was not a breeze. IRSC fell to power house College of Central Florida in four sets (17-25, 25-17, 19-25, 12-25). After losing the first set, the Pioneers made some adjustments and came out strong and on fire. As IRSC made adjustments, so did Central Florida for sets three and four. IRSC struggled to find their rhythm and Control Central Florida. For the day, Sophomore Alexandra Lilliquist and Freshman Katie McInnis led the offense with 17 and 16 kills, respectively. Setters Greta Dobenecker and Hannah Artille tallied a total of 67 assists. Lady Pioneers travel to Daytona State College on Wednesday, September 9 th.
5 September 9, IRSC vs. Daytona Beach College IRSC Drops Match on the Road On Wednesday, IRSC traveled to Daytona Beach to take on Daytona State College. In set one, Daytona State College came out strong and powerful. The Lady Pioneers struggled putting up a block against their power house outside hitters, as they tried to fight back from a 12-point lead. With a new lineup for the second set, IRSC came out with a different mindset as well. IRSC took the lead right of the back with a score of 3-0. Throughout the entire set, the score was tied 10 times with the last tie being at A block and a kill from Daytona gave them the lead and the set. In set three, the Lady Pioneers struggled to keep the 4-1 lead. Both teams were neck and neck throughout the set with no more than a one point lead. Daytona was able to pull away late in the set and take the lead at The Lady Pioneers did not give up without a fight and played scrappy volleyball until the end. Unfortunately, IRSC was not able to close in the gap and came up short For the match, Sophomore Alexandra Lilliquist led the Pioneers with 10 kills. While Katie McInnis and Madison Stowe chipped in six each. McInnis also earned 10 digs and libero Maddie Erwin earned 15. IRSC is back on the road this weekend playing in the Pasco Hernando Tournament. First conference game is next Tuesday at Eastern State Florida.
6 September IRSC GOES UNDEFEATED AT CONQUISTADOR INVITATIONAL Over the weekend, the Lady Pioneers participated in an 8-team tournament at Pasco Hernando State College. Playing against nationally ranked teams and 4-year colleges was no challenge for The River, as they went 4-0 for the weekend. On Friday, IRSC s first opponent was against a North Carolina team, Cape Fear Community College. Starting the weekend off with a three-set sweep (25-20, 25-13, 25-16), for the match five players had hitting percentages over.400. Leading the squad in kills was sophomore Nicole Williams with 9 kills and no errors, hitting a.529 for the match. Setters Hannah Artille and Greta Dobenecker tallied a total of 38 assists. Up next against IRSC was Florida College, a 4-year college from Temple Terrace. IRSC won the first set 25-17, but the Lady Falcons came back harder to win set two In set three, neither team made it easier for the other and had the crowd on the edge of their seats. It was kill after kill, point for point on both sides of the net. Tied at 25-25, IRSC was able to get the kill and the block giving them the win Sophomore Alexandra Lilliquist held down the offense with 17 kills and 21 digs. Maddie Erwin received another slot in the 25+ Dig Club with exactly 25 digs for the match. The first game on Saturday, the Lady Pioneers were up against a familiar team from just the weekend before, St. Petersburg College. Similar to the previous weekend, IRSC defeated St. Pete in four sets. With no problem, IRSC was able to win sets one and two. In set three, St. Pete was able to take the lead for the first time in the match. IRSC chipped away and tried to come back but it was too late. St. Pete won set three Coming together in between sets, the Lady Pioneers decided they were going to start off strong and finish strong in set four. That is exactly what they did and tallied another win (25-17). Outside hitters Kaytlin Colbert and Alexandra Lilliquist each had a double-double for the match. Colbert had 14 kills and 16 digs, while Lilliquist had 18 kills and 14 digs. The Lady Pioneer s last game of the tournament was a game that everyone wanted to see. IRSC took on nationally ranked Catawba Valley Community College. With all eyes on our court, the Lady Pioneers defeated Catawba in three sets. Throughout the match, IRSC remained aggressive in all areas on the court forcing Catawba to error. On Tuesday, IRSC plays in their first conference game at Eastern Florida State College. On Thursday, IRSC plays Palm Beach State College at home at 5:30!
7 September 15 IRSC vs. Eastern Florida State College IRSC VOLLEYBALL WINS FIRST CONFERENCE MATCH The Lady Pioneers began their conference play last night against Eastern Florida State College. IRSC came to play and defeated EFSC in three sets (25-9, 25-21, 25-8). After losing to EFSC in the first round last year, IRSC made sure that it did not happen again. In the first set, IRSC started off with a five-point run from the beginning. Behind strong defense, the Pioneers were able to run their offense which allowed EFSC to call the first timeout after a 12-5 lead. While keeping EFSC out of system, the Pioneers had a total of 10 kills and no errors in the first set. They held onto their big lead and won For set two, the pressure was on EFSC as IRSC had all the momentum. It did not take long for EFSC to find their rhythm, allowing them to keep the score close the entire set. IRSC had a sixpoint lead but EFSC slowly started closing in the gap and tying the game at From that point on, it was a side out game. After being tied at 21-21, Pioneers went on a four-point run and winning set two After the score being so close in set two, the Pioneers decided that they needed to find the energy they once had. Coming out strong with the help off IRSC s women s basketball team and offensive plays, IRSC found their spark they had in set one. IRSC had the lead as big as 20-7 in the third set. An overpass kill from Alexandra Lilliquist gave IRSC the set and their first conference win. Lilliquist led the Pioneers with 12 kills and 3 aces. Not too far behind was Kaytlin Colbert with 9 kills and Madison Stowe with 8 kills. Stowe also chipped in 2 aces IRSC s next conference game is Thursday, September 17 th against Palm Beach State College. We want to fill the gym so come out and support your Lady Pioneers!
8 September 17 IRSC vs. Palm Beach State College IRSC DEFEATS PALM BEACH STATE COLLEGE IN FIVE Indian River State College won their second consecutive conference game against Palm Beach State College. PBSC is currently ranked #10 in the nation. IRSC was put to the test against PBSC, but IRSC earned an A+ for the night. The Lady Pioneers are now 2-0 in the Southern Conference. For set one, IRSC quickly received the first point of the game by a kill from Madison Stowe. The score was back and forth up until PBSC went on a five point run (18-13). IRSC struggled against PBSC s power hitters. IRSC was able to score five more points until PBSC pulled it off Set two, IRSC started off the set with a 2-0 lead. The Pioneers had a seven point lead, but with a few errors on IRSC s side, PBSC closed the gap and tied up the game IRSC fought their way out through long rallies and scrappy defense and won the set Set three, IRSC had the momentum and the confidence on their side. With a change in PBSC s lineup, the Pioneers used that to their advantage. IRSC went on a lead and held it for the remainder of the set. Shutting down their hitters and playing discipline defense gave IRSC the set In set four, the pressure was on PBSC. Quickly in the set the Pioneers took a four point lead. At 16-11, PBSC started to go on a run and found the momentum they needed to tie the game at putting the pressure on IRSC. PBSC hitters started to go on a roll and won the next three points. IRSC struggled to get the ball back and fell to PBSC Set five is the tie breaking game and is usually won by the team with the most energy. IRSC s fan helped them find the energy they were lacking. The Lady Pioneers started off strong from the jump with two kills. With the score 3-3, IRSC started to slowly take the lead. IRSC setter Hannah Artille spread the offense, allowing middle blocker Madison Stowe to go on a run. Stowe had three kills in a row giving IRSC 11-7 run. IRSC was able to pull of the win (15-11) and end the game with a block from Lindsey Robinson and Katie McInnis. Middle blocker Madison Stowe had a total of 15 kills and 2 blocks. Outside hitter Alexandra Lilliquist led the Pioneers in kills with 17. Setter Greta Dobenecker added her name to the 25+ club with exactly 25 digs. Dobenecker also had 30 assists and Hannah Artille had 23 assists. Libero Madelyn Erwin was shy of earning another slot in the 25+ Dig club with 21 digs. IRSC is now 2-0 in the Southern Conference. The Lady Pioneers will face Broward State College on Tuesday, September 22nd at Broward. The end of the first round of conference will end on September 24 against Miami Dade at home.
9 September 22 IRSC vs. Broward State College IRSC IS 3-0 IN SOUTHERN CONFERENCE IRSC VOLLEYBALL The Lady Pioneers traveled to Davie, Fl to face Broward State College. IRSC tallied another win to their 7 win streak beating Broward State College in three sets (25-19, 25-18, 25-16). They are now 3-0 in the Southern Conference nearing the end of round 1 with only one more conference game to go! Starting set one off 0-2, kills by sophomore Madison Stowe gave the Pioneers the lift they needed. IRSC took the lead behind aggressive serves by Alexandra Lilliquist and won Set two, IRSC was still trying to find their energy and fire but was able to take the lead right away. The Pioneers earned 17 of their 25 points in set two and won IRSC ran their fast paced offense in set three, allowing them 12 kills for the set with only two hitting errors. IRSC took set three and remains undefeated in the Southern Conference. For the match, Freshman Kaytlin Colbert received a double-double with 10 kills and 13 digs. Katie McInnis chipped in 9 kills and Madison Stowe had 6 blocks and 2 aces. IRSC will play Miami Dade State College on Thursday as they wrap up the first round of conference. Come out and support your Lady Pioneers!
10 September 24 IRSC vs. Miami Dade IRSC VOLLEYBALL IRSC MAKES HISTORY IN 3-0 SWEEP OVER MIAMI DADE History was made as the Lady Pioneers beat Miami Dade, juggernaut of the Southern Conference and was runner up in the national tournament last year. IRSC looked past Dade s success and won in 3-0 sweep, now making 4-0 in the first round of conference. With a big crowd cheering the Lady Pioneers on, IRSC started the game 2-0. IRSC stayed ahead the rest of the game and was able to get a seven point lead Dade slowly chipped their way back in to close the gap 17-19, but IRSC s offense was too much for them to handle. IRSC won the set Set two, the score was neck and neck for the first few points. IRSC took advantage and capitalized on Dade s errors, forcing them to call a timeout. IRSC scored eleven straight points and had the lead at before Dade could get the ball back. Pioneers did not led up and finished the game With all the pressure on their side, Dade quickly took a 2-0 lead in the third set. A hitting error by Dade and kill by Alexandra Lilliquist tied the game 2-2. After that, the game was tied seven times before a timeout from IRSC was called at After the timeout, IRSC was on a roll. Aggressive serving from setter Greta Dobenecker gave IRSC the spark they needed. Dobenecker served seven straight points before serving it in the net at IRSC immediately sided out and scored the final point
11 September 26 IRSC vs. TRI-Match / Florida State College of Jacksonville IRSC EXTENDS WINNING STREAK TO 9 Lady Pioneers traveled to Jacksonville, Fl on Saturday to take on Florida State College of Jacksonville. IRSC defeated FSCJ in a 3-0 sweep (25-18, 25-15, 25-22) to continue their winning streak. From the beginning, IRSC struggled to find their groove but managed to pull it off every set. In all three sets, IRSC had above.300 hitting percentage. In set one, IRSC hit.379 with only one error. Similar to set one, they had 12 kills with three errors hitting a.375 in set two. With the best hitting percentage this match of.472, IRSC had 19 kills and two errors. Pioneers also reached a goal of earning 21 or more points in set three. Leading the Pioneers in kills were sophomores Alexandra Lilliquist with 16 and Madison Stowe with 9. Lilliquist also chipped in 5 aces for the match and Kaytlin Colbert had 4 aces. Freshman setter Greta Dobenecker paced the offense as she collected 39 assists. The Lady Pioneers will host tri-match against Florida State College of Jacksonville at 11:00am and Webber JV at 3:00pm on Friday, October 2 nd. For the match, Alexandra Lilliquist earned 11 kills and Madison Stowe had 8 kills. Holding down the defense, Madelyn Erwin had 21 digs and Kaytlin Colbert had 14. Setters Hannah Artille and Greta Dobenecker had 36 assist combined.
12 October 2 nd TRI MATCH IRSC vs Florida State College of Jacksonville First game of the day, IRSC defeated Florida State College of Jacksonville in a 3-0 sweep (25-14, 25-14, 22-22). IRSC faced FSCJ just last weekend and continued their 10 game winning streak. During warmups, IRSC was pumped and fired up ready to go. They started the game 5-1, with 4 out of the 5 coming from kills by sophomore Alexandra Lilliquist. FSCJ called the first timeout of the set at The Pioneers did not let up and took a 13-point lead at A missed served by Madelyn Erwin allowed FSCJ to get the ball back and score the next three points. A player on FSCJ missed her serve giving the Pioneers the win Set two, Pioneers once again took an enormous lead IRSC struggled to finish the game and keeping FSCJ under 10, but they got the job done and won set two After a long delay in the second set, Pioneers lost the energy and rhythm they had for the first two sets. FSCJ kept the score close this set and tied the game 9 times, with the last tie at 16. FSCJ was not too far behind but IRSC made their way to a 3-point lead, winning the third set For the match, Alexandra Lilliquist had a double-double with 13 kills and 10 digs. Marilyn Suarez came up short of a double-double with 8 kills and 12 digs. Setter Greta Dobenecker had 39 assist. Second match of the day faced 4- year college Webber International University. IRSC started off the match with a kill by Marilyn Suarez. At 12-10, Pioneers went on a 8-point run before Webber sided out. A kill by Alexandra Lilliquist gave IRSC the ball and the point. IRSC won the set Webber remained neck and neck with IRSC in the second set. At 7-6 is when IRSC slowly begin taking the lead. Webber slowly chipped away at the score but IRSC finished the set before it was too late. Daniella Rapaglia started the Pioneers off in set three behind aggressive serving. Rapaglia served until the score was 8-0 and forced Webber to call the first timeout. At 21-11, IRSC struggled offensively to close the game and allowed Webber to earn four more points. Hitting error made by Webber gave the Pioneers the win In all the three sets, IRSC kept the lead throughout the whole game. Lilliquist collected 16 kills and Suarez had 9 for IRSC. Greta Dobenecker tallied 29 assist. IRSC will host another tri-match tomorrow. Pioneers play 11:00am vs Florida International University and 3:00pm vs Daytona State College. IRSC vs. Florida International University and IRSC vs Daytona State College. PIONEERS EXTEND STREAK TO 13 AT TRI-MATCH Lady Pioneers extended their winning streak to 13 against Florida National University and Daytona State College. Overall, IRSC went 4-0 over the weekend after playing two games on Friday, as well. Florida National University is a new program out of Hialeah, Florida. IRSC won in a 3-0 sweep 25-15, 25-11, Defensively, FNU played scappy volleyball and did not let much hit the floor. The scored was close until IRSC took a five point lead at Aggressive serving from freshman Kaytlin Colbert extended the lead to before FNU sided out. A missed serve and
13 a kill from sophomore Nicole Williams gave IRSC the win. IRSC stayed with their pace for sets two and three as they won in both sets. For the match, freshman Kaytlin Colbert and sophomore Nicole Williams led in kills with nine a piece. Not far behind was sophomore Marilyn Suarez and freshman Imari Ashley with six kills each. Colbert also had six aces and Greta Dobenecker tallied 33 assist. Last match for the Pioneers was against Daytona State College. Last time these two teams met, Daytona defeated IRSC in three sets. This time IRSC wanted a different outcome and won in four sets (25-17, 25-22, 28-30, 25-23). IRSC started off the match with a 6-0 lead. Setter Greta Dobenecker paced the offense, keeping Daytona guessing where the hitters were coming from. In the second set, Daytona came out with a better mindset and kept the score close throughout the set. A few simple errors in a game can make a difference in a game. IRSC took advantage of Daytona s errors and finished the game The whole gym was on the edge of their seats for sets three and four. Each set was kill after kill, dig after dig, and point for point. Daytona won the third set Coming out even stronger than before, Daytona did not give up in set four. The score was tied twelve times throughout the set, with the last tie at A kill by Alexandra Lilliquist and Katie McInnis earned IRSC the win Three IRSC players earned double digits in kills: Alexandra Lilliquist led with 16, Katie McInnis and Kaytlin Colbert had 15 kills each. Colbert and Lilliquist also earned a slot in the 25+ Dig Club, along with Madelyn Erwin. Lilliquist had a career and team high with 31 digs, Colbert had 25 digs and Erwin had 26 digs. Greta Dobenecker collected 43 assist. IRSC starts second round of conference on Thursday, October 8 th at Palm Beach State College. There will be a fan bus traveling to the game, so come cheer us on! SECOND ROUND: IRSC ENDS WINNING STREAK TO PALM BEACH Indian River State College started round two of the Southern Conference last Thursday. After finishing the first round of conference 4-0 and on a 13 game winning streak, IRSC was put to the test against Palm Beach State College. The last time these two teams played each other was on September 17 th with IRSC taking the win in five sets. Similar to last time, but PBSC took the win in five sets ending IRSC s streak. Upon starting the first set, 40 IRSC fans entered the Panther Den with signs cheering and rooting for the Pioneers. IRSC kept the score close until PBSC was able to get five point lead at The Pioneers were able to close the gap at 20-21, but PBSC scored the next four points in a row. PBSC ended the set with a kill and took the set Set two, IRSC made adjustments to their lineup and came out with a new mindset. Behind discipline defense from libero Madelyn Erwin, IRSC was able to run their fast paced offense to give them the lead and momentum needed to win set two and three
14 With the pressure on them, PBSC started set four 1-6 before IRSC called a timeout. Throughout the set, the Pioneers tried to catch up and close the gap but aggressive net plays from PBSC kept them in the lead. PBSC won Everyone knows that in the fifth set the team with the most momentum and fewer errors usually wins. PBSC carried their momentum over and quickly was on a 1-5 lead. IRSC started to find the spark they were missing at 7-8, but ended as PBSC won the next four points. IRSC was able to collect four more points before PBSC won Alexandra Lilliquist led the Pioneers with 18 kills. Kaytlin Colbert and Katie McInnis both chipped in 11 kills each. Holding down the defense was Madelyn Erwin with 21 digs. Colbert and McInnis had 18 and 15 digs, respectively. Greta Dobenecker tallied 39 assist.
15 October 10 IRSC vs. Palm Beach Quad Match IRSC GOES 1-1 OVER THE WEEKEND IRSC VOLLEYBALL After an upset at Palm Beach State College on Thursday, IRSC headed their again to participate in a quad match. The Pioneers defeated State College of Florida and fell short to Hillsborough Community College on Saturday. Against State College of Florida, a team that earned their way to nationals last year, the Pioneers won in 3-0 sweep (25-17, 25-15, 25-22). Starting the game off slow, IRSC was able to gain a lead quickly. Throughout the match, the Pioneers struggled to find their groove but managed to pull it together to come out with the win. Sophomore Alexandra Lilliquist led with 18 kills which 10 of them were earned in the first set alone. Next game was against Hillsborough Community College. Still trying to find their rhythm, IRSC struggled throughout the match. After losing a close first set 25-27, Pioneers came back and won set two Both teams kept the score close throughout set three. It was not until that HCC took the lead and won Behind great defense from HCC, IRSC was not able to put a ball away and HCC won set four Alexandra Lilliquist led the Pioneers with 17 kills. Libero Madelyn Erwin came up short to earning another slot in the 25+ Dig Club with 21 digs and Kaytlin Colbert with 15. Hannah Artille tallied 22 assist and Greta Dobenecker tallied in 21 assist. IRSC s record is 19-5 (4-1). They will take on Broward State College at home on Wednesday, October 14 th at 5:30pm.
16 October 14 IRSC vs. Broward IRSC EARNS 20TH WIN In the second round of conference, the Lady Pioneers handed Broward College their eighth loss in sweeping fashion In set one, BC was ahead early extending their lead to IRSC slowly began to fight back and close the gap until tying the game From that point on, the set saw five ties. At 21-21, IRSC earned the next two points from a kill by middle blocker Lindsey Robinson and a general error by Broward. At 23-22, Sophomores Nicole Williams and Alexandra Lilliquist each scored to bring IRSC to the first set victory Set two, saw IRSC into a familiar groove as we take an early 5-1 lead, however a few untimely errors helped BC make their way back in. It was not long before IRSC tightened up and took an BC was able to score three more points before the Pioneers reached 25 and winning After winning the first two sets, IRSC was really put to the test in set three. BC kept the score close, keeping IRSC within a three point reach. Late in the set, BC tied the game to force the set into extra points. A big net play by middle blocker Imari Ashley gave IRSC the lead 25-24, but BC responded with a big kill by #20 to tie the game A service error by BC gave IRSC the lead, Match point saw a nice rally as both teams were in a scramble, digging and diving after balls before a hard driven line shot from Lilliquist gave IRSC the win For the match, Lilliquist had 14 kills and 13 digs. Marilyn Suarez put up 8 kills. Hannah Artille and Greta Dobenecker collected 34 assist combined. Madelyn Erwin led the Pioneers for defense with 16 digs. IRSC heads to Miami Dade College today for another conference match. Last home match for the Pioneers is next Thursday, October 22nd. We will be honoring our five Sophomores as well as supporting the search for a cure in our Annual Breast Cancer Awareness match, so wear PINK!!!