Thunder Win on the Road

Haviland, KS - The Lady Thunder pulled out a win on the road tonight against Midwest Christian College Conference opponent Barclay College. To start the match, Barclay came ready to play and MCC was a little flat. It was a back and forth battle but the team pulled the set 25-23. In the second set, MCC's attacking and blocking improved and we were in more control of the set, winning 25-22. The third set, brought out a new Barclay team and they were in control. The Thunder could not get an offense going and struggled with serving errors. Barclay took the third set 20-25. With the match on the line, the Thunder knew they needed to step up their game in the fourth set. The team was able to pull it together with 11 kills, 2 aces and 4 blocks to finish the match. The Thunder won the fourth set 25-18. 

Assistant coach Ray Sanders had this to say about the match, "We fought a tough road crowd and lack of mental toughness, but we were able to pull it together in the end. We struggled with serving tonight and will need to keep working on that. We have a week off now and will need to work hard to continue playing strong in the Conference." 

The key players for tonights match was senior right side hitter Brooklyn Sherman. "She kept us in the match, consistently making smart plays. She finished the night with 12 kills and 3 blocks. This was her best match of the season so far and a great foundation to continue building on. This is the level of play that we need from her as a senior!" said Coach Sanders. 

The Lady Thunder will travel to Calvary Bible College next Tuesday for their next match. 

MCC Scoreboard

3/13/2021 | Mens Basketball vs. No. 4 Grace Bible College | L, 77-61 
3/11/2021 | Mens Basketball vs. No. 7 Southeastern Bible College | W, 83-73 
3/10/2021 | Mens Basketball vs. No. 3 Johnson University-Tennessee | L, 97-92 (2OT)
2/25/2021 | Mens Basketball vs. No. 2s Arlington Baptist College | L, 88-81 
2/20/2021 | Mens Basketball vs. No. 1 Barclay College | W, 109-90