PAINESVILLE, OHIO -- The Lake Erie College volleyball team opened its three-match Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) weekend road trip with a 3-0 loss at Grand Valley State University Friday night (Oct. 8) in Allendale, Mich.
The Storm (3-13, 0-9 GLIAC) was coming off an eight-day layoff, having not played since Sept. 30. The Lakers (11-5, 10-2), meanwhile, won their fifth straight match by a 3-0 score.
Lake Erie trailed the opening set just 10-8 but Grand Valley closed out the frame with a 15-4 spurt to win 25-12. The Lakers won the next two sets in similar fashion, 25-11 and 25-9.
Grand Valley, which outhit the Storm .392 to minus-.122. Nicole Whiddon had a match-high seven kills for the Lakers.
The Storms road trip continues Saturday at Ferris State.