Nov. 12, 2009

Courtesy of Randolph-Macon Athletics

The Randolph-Macon Volleyball team saw its 2009 season come to an end on Thursday with a NCAA First-Round loss to Trinity (TX).  R-MC, who won its first ODAC championship last season, finishes the year with an all-time best school record of 28-7.  The Yellow Jackets fell to Trinity (TX) in four games (25-23, 25-13, 25-22, 25-17).

Raena Winton (Magnolia, TX/ Waller led the R-MC attack with 13 kills. Jessica Sears (Newport News, VA/ Menchville) stepped in for 11 kills in the match. Mallory Carter (Moseley, VA/ Cosby) recorded eight kills while April Hines (Suffolk, VA/ Nansemond River) and Mallory James (Chesapeake, VA/ Western Branch) added seven.

Courtney Anderson (Virginia Beach, VA/ First Colonial) paced the Yellow Jackets with 17 assists while Samantha Block (Charlottesville, VA/ Albemarle) recorded 15 helpers.

Sears also lead the Randolph-Macon defense with 21 digs. Senior Jill Kubichan (Chesapeake, VA/ Great Bridge) pitched in with 16 digs during the match.

The Yellow Jackets had five total blocks in the match, two of them being solo blocks by Hines.