Triangular match - Lincoln College / Joliet Junior College
Waubonsee knocks off both JJC and Lincoln to improve to 3-0 on the season
Opponent: Chiefs vs. Lynx
25 - 19 (W)
25 - 18 (W)
21 - 25 (L)
25 - 16 (W)
Opponent: Chiefs vs. Wolves
25 - 16 (W)
27 - 25 (W)
25 - 14 (W)
Waubonsee improved to 3-0 on the season with a pair of victories at Lincoln College. Competing in a Triangular with the Lynx and Joliet Junior College, coach Steve Kish's crew lived up to their pre-season national ranking. The 13th ranked Chiefs defeated the host school 3-1 before rolling past the Wolves in three straight games.
Waubonsee took the first two against Lincoln, 25-19 and 25-18. The Lynx edged the Chiefs in the third game 25-21 before Waubonsee pulled away for a 25-16 triumph to win the match three games to one. Mallory Jones sparked the Chiefs with 16 kills, 14 digs and three aces. Haley Koziol added 10 kills and four aces, while Rachael Lape booked 20 assists, 10 digs and three aces. Brittany Grider chipped in with 14 digs, Hollie Fedderly had 24 assists and Rachel Duffy recorded three blocks.
The Chiefs swept past Joliet 25-16 and then outlasted the Wolves to grab a 27-25 win to take command of the match. Waubonsee finished off Joliet by taking the third game easily 25-14. The Chiefs got solid contributions from just about everyone. Duffy and Chelsey Ellen each recorded 10 kills, while Fedderly registered 17 assists. Lape added 15 assists and two aces, Koziol contributed seven kills, Bailey Martenson booked 14 digs and Payton Orzech chipped in with 10 assists.