PAINESVILLE, OHIO - The Lake Erie College volleyball team opened its 2009 season with a straight-set victory over C.W. Post Friday (Aug. 28) in the opening match of the Crimson Hawk/Hampton Inn Invitational hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
The Storm (1-0) won by scores of 25-23, 25-21 and 25-19. Sophomore right side hitter Michelle Naab (North Royalton, Ohio/North Royalton) led the offensive attack with six kills while freshman Nicole Kunar (Northfield Center, Ohio/Nordonia) had five.
Sophomore setter Lauren Bogatay (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) had nine assists while senior Katie Yanesh (Wickliffe, Ohio/Notre Dame Cathedral Latin) and sophomore Brittany Raggets (Eastlake, Ohio/Villa Angela St. Joseph) led the defensive effort with five digs apiece.
The Storm will return to the court at 5 p.m. this afternoon against West Virginia Wesleyan.