The Tigers had two players selected for All Region Tournament Team; Freshman Kerri Classen and Sophomore Amy Leszinske.
Kerri Classen ended the season with a team high of 158 kills on 534 attacks. She also added 195 digs to help the Tiger’s defense.
Amy Leszinske ended the season with 126 kills on 442 attacks. She also added a team high of 33 service aces. She helped out the Tiger’s defense with 200 digs.
The Tigers started out slow against Northland International and struggled to get into a consistent groove. The Tigers played hard and fought together for their last time of the season. They struggled to have a solid serve receive pass or defensive pass to get their offense going. This ultimately caused them to lose; 17-25, 19-25, 26-24, 18-25.
Freshman Kerri Classen led the Tigers offense with 7 kills. Amy Leszinske added 6 kills and 16 digs. Anna Veldink added 14 digs. Aubree Domsic dished out 20 assists.
The Tigers started out the day with a 5 set win against Mt. Mary University (25-19, 31-33, 23-25, 25-21, 16-14). They ended the day with a 5 set loss to Emmaus Bible College (25-22, 24-26, 17-25, 25-16, 12-15).
The Tigers has a long day of volleyball with both matches going into a 5th set. They played hard all day, but missed a number of serves and struggled with serve receive in the second match against Emmaus Bible.
“I thought the girls had a great day today. They played very tough all day. We just a missed a few keys serves and struggled to get an offense going due serve receive errors. Overall, this was a great day for the girls. I saw a lot of very good things.”-Coach Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach.
Kerri Classen led the offense today with 37 kills in both matches. Allyssa Thompson added 30 kills for the day. Aubree Domsic dished out 94 assists for the day. Anna Veldink led the defense with 61 digs. Kerri Classen also added 39 digs for the day. Gabrielle Blickley added 33 digs.
The Tigers struggled to have their lead stick in tonight’s match against Emmaus Bible College. After losing starting Libero Jessica Ryan due to injuries, the Tigers struggled to step up with communication and serve receive passing. All of the girls are great players, they just struggled to come together as a team.
“We were not at all worried about playing tonight’s match without some key players, but it was vital for the girls to step up and communicate with each other. They did a good job of fulfilling their roles, they just struggled with leadership on the court which ultimately cost us the match.”-Coach Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Allyssa Thompson led the Tigers offense with 9 kills. Kerri Classen added 6 kills. Aubree Domsic dished out 17 assists. Anna Veldink led the defense with 10 digs.
Junior setter Aubree Domsic was named Student Athlete of the Week for the NCCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball. She led her team on the court in four matches against; Ohio Christian, Emmaus Bible, Maranatha, and Moody Bible. Domsic played a total of 14 sets over last week and earned 91 assists, 34 digs, 14 kills (with only 1 hitting error), 7 aces and 3 blocks.
The Tigers won a long tough match tonight against Kuyper College in 5 sets (31-33, 25-19, 12-25, 33-31, 15-13). The Tigers played very well all night and had some long sets. The Tigers had already fallen to Kuyper in two previous matches, so this was a great win for them.
“I am very proud of how the girl played tonight. We played solid throughout the entire match. Each player on the team played a key role in tonight’s win and I saw a lot of great things from a number of different players.”- Coach Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Amy Leszinske led the Tigers with 14 kills, 3 aces, 18 digs, and 4 blocks. Kerri Classen added 11 kills and 21 digs. Jenna Jamieson and Allyssa Thompson each added 9 kills a piece. Aubree Domsic dished out 36 assists and added 26 digs. Jessica Ryan led the defense with 33 digs.
The Tigers started off slow in sets 1 and 2 against Moody Bible losing 13-25, 12-25. They were able to come back and control set 3 winning 25-12. Moody fought back in the 4th set and won 25-16.
“The girls did a really great job overall this weekend. I saw a lot of really positive things that will help us move forward as a team. I think the tough competition from this weekend prepared us for Kuyper on Tuesday and for upcoming Regional Tournament.”-Coach Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Amy Leszinske led the Tigers with 8 kills. Jenna Jamieson added 6 kills and Gabrielle Blickley added 5 kills. Aubree Domsic led the Tigers with 18 assists. and Jssica Ryan led the defense with 22 digs.
The Tigers started out slow in sets 1 and 2 losing 13-25 and 14-25. They fought back hard in set three in a head to head battle, but ultimately lost 22-25. The Tigers did a really good job of blocking and digging during the third set against a hard hitting Maranatha team.
“The team really came together and played well as a team in the first set, especially after struggling offensively and defensively in the first two sets. Maranatha is a great team and ranked very high in our division and the girls stepped up and played really well against them.”- Coach Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Amy Leszinske and Kerri Classen led the Tigers offense with 6 kills a piece. Jenna Jamieson, Gabrielle Blickley and Aubree Domsic added 4 kills each to the offense. Aubree Domsic also dished out 17 assists and had 9 digs. Jessica Ryan led the defense with 13 digs, Amy Leszinske added 10 digs.
The Tigers started out the first three sets going head to head with Emmaus Bible. The Tigers missed a number of serves and had quite a few attacking errors in the first three sets. They were able to come out strong in the fourth set, playing the best that they have played all season. Along with that every player on the team had a chance to play during the match. The Tigers came out on top winning; 25-20, 23-25, 25-20, 25-13.
“This was such a fun match, not only for me as a coach, but for the players and the fans as well. The girls really came together and played awesome as a team during the fourth set. It was very cool and exciting to watch.” -Marcie Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Amy Leszinske led the Tigers with 14 kills, Jenna Jamieson added 11 kills. Kerri Classen and Aubree Domsic added 8 kills a piece. Aubree Domsic also dished out 35 assists. Jessica Ryan led the defense with 22 digs.
The Tigers started the Grace Bible Classic out against a tough Ohio Christian. Unfortunately, the Tigers fell in three sets 18-25, 17-25, 19-25. The Tigers struggled with serve receive in the first set and struggled the entire match against their tough block and against fast offense.
“We played Ohio Christian at the beginning of the season and really struggled against them. We were ahead in the third set and defiantly could have taken that set, but I was really proud of how the girls played. We capitalized on a lot of things that we have been working on all season. We just need to work on not letting teams get runs of points, especially against a strong team like Ohio Christian.”- Marcie Masselink, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Amy Leszinske led the Tiger’s offense with 8 kills, Kerri Classen added 7 kills. Aubree Domsic dished out 22 assists. Jessica Ryan led the defense with 10 digs.