North Adams, MA- The MCLA Volleyball team dropped their home opener to Mount Holyoke this evening 3-0. The Lyons improve to 3-0 while MCLA is still in search of their first win as they're 0-5.
The Lyons took the match by scores of 25-15, 25-19, and 25-17 to earn the win.
MHC was led by Sarah Caggiano who notched eight kills in the win. She added 9 digs for the Lyons. Sasha Simine also had a solid night collecting 6 kills on just 9 attacks. Brayden Walden and Joy Maran had 12 and 10 digs respectively to lead the defense.
Mount Holyoke took advantage of 34 errors by the Trailblazers.
The Lyons broke open a close first set and pulled away to earn the convincing win. In the second set, they lead 24-11 before MCLA rattled off 8 straight points, but ultimately fell 25-19 after an error ended the set. In the closing set, the Lyons clinched the win on an ace, their eighth of the night, to earn their third straight win.
MCLA is back in action on Saturday with a tri match at Bay Path with Castleton. Mount Holyoke also has a tri match scheduled on Saturday with Elms and Simmons.