The Cecil College women's volleyball team opened their 2019 season with a convincing three set victory over NJCAA Region XX DII foe Community College of Beaver County on Saturday, August 31. This straight set victory by scores of 25-14, 25-10, and 25-13 also marks Cecil's first win under first-year head coach Eden Barton, who also served as the program's assistant coach in previous years.
Freshman Rebecca Holman, a Perryville High School graduate, led the Seahawks statistically with her first double-digit kill performance while also adding six service aces, four blocks and five digs. First-year setter Megan Hoyle, from Rising Sun High School, contributed 19 assists, seven digs, two service aces, and a solo kill. Tori Smith followed with six kills of her own while Danielle Mixon added five kills and five service aces.
As a team, the Seahawks totalled 26 kills on 46 attempts, 26 assists, and 17 service aces while only committing 15 hitting errors, 10 service errors, and a single block error.
Cecil College women's volleyball will return to action on Thursday, September 5 when they travel to Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania to face Harcum College in a non-conference and non-region match. The Seahawks' home home-opener is scheduled for Saturday, September 7 when they host College of Southern Maryland and Union County College in a tri-match.