Kirtland, Ohio- Mercyhurst North East Saints traveled to Lakeland Community College for the 17th Annual Shannon McBride Tournament. The Saints first opponent was Cuyahoga Community College. The Saints went the distance but lost in five (19-25, 25-27, 25-18, 26-24, 10-15). The Saints offense leader was provided by Erin Froehlich with 18 kills. Providing the defense help was Riley Sams with 18 digs. Alexis White chipped in with 24 assists on the match.
The second match was against St.Clair Community College from Michigan. The Saints started off slow but looked for energy and excitement as the match went on. The Saints come up short against the Skippers and lost the match (18-25, 26-24, 16-25, 20-25). Alexis White had a game high of 10 kills. Hope Hasbrouck led the defense with 13 digs. The Saints offense was set up by Torilynne Nelson with 15 assists.
The Saints go 0-2 on the evening. But look to bounce back on Saturday with a re match game against Lorain CCC who they faced earlier this season. First match starts at 11am at Lakeland Community College.