The Lady Lions Volleyball season is well underway and they have been very busy. They are coming off a busy weekend in which the Lady Lions played 4 games in 2 days. They finished 2-2 in the North Central Invite and were looking to improve as they had 5 games in 6 days.
They first traveled to Jamestown, ND to take on Jamestown College JV. The Lady Lions would lose 0-3 to the Jimmies. The loss moves the Lady Lions to 2-3 on the season. They then traveled to Fergus Falls, MN to face Fergus Falls Community College Lady Spartans on Wednesday night. They would lose the first two games 16-25 and 15-25. They would fight hard in the third game but would come up short as they would lose the third and final game 21-25 to the Lady Spartans. The loss moves the Lady Lions to 2-4.
The Lady Lions then traveled on Friday to Valley City, ND for a double header. They first faced the host school Valley City State University .VCSU would make quick work of the match winning in just 3 games 11-25, 13-25 and 13-25. They Lady Lions then faced Briercrest College out of Canada. They would fight hard losing two close games 22-25 and 20-25. Briercrest would finish the match off by winning the third game 11-25. The two losses bring the Lady Lions to 2-6 on the season.
The Lady Lions finally got to break in the newly remodeled court (Thanks to Avera St. Luke’s) in the Ray Ulmer Fieldhouse and hosted Lake Region State College from Devils Lake, ND for their first home game of the season. Using the energy from the home crowd the Lady Lions came out fast winning the first two games 25-23 and 25-18. In a hard fought third game Lake Region found themselves the victor winning 20-25 over the Lady Lions. The Lady Lions would then battle to win the fourth game 27-25 beating Lake Region 3 games to 1. The win moves the Lady Lions to 3-6 on the season.
The Lady Lions finished a very busy week 1-4; they played 9 games in 8 days to start their season. The pace slows down some for the Lady Lions as they have only 2 games this week. They travel to Aberdeen, SD to face Presentation College Saints on Tuesday, September 18th at 7:00pm. They then welcome Dakota College at Bottineau to Ellendale on Thursday, September 20th at 6:00pm for their Homecoming Game. It is a “White Out” so come out and support your Lady Lions Volleyball by wearing all white to the game!