Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

LWC Volleyball: 2015 MSC Tournament Champions

No. 2 Lindsey Wilson volleyball captures MSC Tournament title with 3-0 win over No. 11 Georgetown
Click on headline for complete story w/photo of the champions

By David Gerhart
News from Lindsey Wilson College

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - The second-ranked and top-seeded Lindsey Wilson volleyball team captured their third Mid-South Conference Tournament Championship in program history with a 3-0 win over 11th-ranked Georgetown (KY) on Saturday afternoon at South Warren High School.

With the victory, the Blue Raiders (33-3) secure the conference's automatic bid into the NAIA National Championships, which begin on November 21, 2015.

Carol Siqueira led the Blue Raiders with 11 kills in the match, while Ragni Knudsen chipped in with nine kills. Knudsen had a .500 attacking percentage in the match. Mackenzie Montano had a match-high 20 assists for Lindsey Wilson.

In the first set, Lindsey got off to a strong start as they took an early 11-3 lead over Georgetown (28-6). The Tigers battled back in the set as they tied the frame late at 19-19. However, the Blue Raiders were able to hold off the Georgetown comeback as Lindsey Wilson took the first 25-23.

Lindsey Wilson did not trail in the first set as they posted a hitting percentage a .237 hitting percentage, compared of .191 from Georgetown.

Georgetown took a 7-4 lead out of the gate in the set, but the Blue Raiders battled back to take a 14-11 lead in the set. Georgetown rebounded to take a 17-16 lead as the frame continued. But the Blue Raiders found a late rhythm and closed out the second set on a 9-2 run to grab the second set 25-19 over the Tigers.

The Blue Raiders were looking for the sweep over the Tigers in the third, as they took an 8-4 lead in the early going. Georgetown tried to battle back late in the set as they staved off three match points, but a late service error doomed the Tigers as they Blue Raiders went on to win the set, 25-19, and completed the sweep over Georgetown. It marks the third time this season Lindsey Wilson has defeated Georgetown, including the second 3-0 victory after the Blue Raiders swept the visitors in Biggers Sports Center back on Nov. 3.

Lindsey Wilson closed the match with a .216 attacking percentage, while holding the Tigers to .140 for the match.

This is the third MSC Tournament Championship in program history and first since the 2012 season. The Blue Raiders snapped their two-game losing streak to Georgetown in postseason play.

The Blue Raiders now wait to see where they are going to be placed in the NAIA National Championships, as the brackets for the tournament are released on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10amCT.

This story was posted on 2015-11-14 19:58:34
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

LWC Volleyball: 2015 MSC Tournament champions!

2015-11-14 - South Warren High School, 8140 Nashville Road (Campus/not stadium address), Bowling Green, KY. - Photo by David Gerhart, Lindsey Wilson College.
The second-ranked and top-seeded Lindsey Wilson volleyball team captured their third Mid-South Conference Tournament Championship in program history with a 3-0 win over 11th-ranked Georgetown (KY) on Saturday afternoon, November 14, 2015, at South Warren High School in Bowling Green, KY. In the championship photo, top, are Front row, from left: Trainer Ashley Drier, Candace Timberlake, Molly Thompson, Mackenzie Reaves, Kellie Ranney, Caitlyn Tino, Jill Book, Kala Meservey. Back row Assistant Coach Kayla Koerber, Myah Underwood, Grace Blomstedt, Carol Siqueira, Carolynne Silva, Madison Molitor, Jamie Jehne, Makenzie Montano, Alexa Just, Anna-Lena Elbers, Ragni Knudsen, Head Coach Andy Cavins - DAVID GERHART, LWC

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by Linda Waggener and Pen Waggener, PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia Magazine. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.