Sports Briefs



The Cavs volleyball squad opened the gates ranked third in the nation and have mostly lived up to that ranking this year. The team has had a solid start to the season with high quality wins against ranked teams in tournaments. The Cavs did lose to Parkland Community College, the number one ranked team in the nation who the Cavs will face again in their next tournament at Parkland and potentially could meet them in nationals. Sophomore Brianna Pontious leads the Cavs in kills with 128 and is fourth in the conference. Sophomore Alexis Hartzog leads the team in digs with 202 and is also fourth in the conference. The Cavaliers are 7-3 on the season and will play at Hesston Commu­nity College on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Men’s soccer

The college’s men’s soccer team has had a mixed start to the clubs season. Af­ter winning the first two matches in thrill­ing fashion by a combined two goals, the Cavs lost three in a row and were shut out in all three matches and allowed 10 goals. The team rebounded with a 1-0 win and a 0-0 tie. Freshmen Andrew McClanahan and Trae Hunjak both have two goals which leads the team. The Cavs 3-3-1 and will play Cowley Community College Friday at 4 p.m.

Women’s soccer

The women’s soccer squad is 3-2 on the season and is gearing up for the be­ginning of conference play this season. Freshmen Ashlynn Summar has stepped in and played a big role for the Cavs early in the season. Summar leads the team with three goals this season. Courtney Hughes, Brooklynn Meinke, and Nina Parker are second with two goals. The Cavaliers start their conference against Cowley Community College Friday at 2 p.m. with more critical conference con­tests to come.

Compiled by James Howey, sports


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