WolfPack volleyball now stands at 14-7 overall

WolfPack leaves September a blaze of success


Although Madison College swept Lakeland University JV, 3-0, on Sept. 22, each of the games were close battles. The WolfPack won, 25-19, 26-24, 25-21, recording their second victory over the Muskies this season. Now ranked 12th in the NJCAA Division III poll, Madison College has a 14-7 overall record. 

Freshmen Daryn Schaefer and Tyra Anderson led the way in the match, with each posting a double-double. Schaefer had 25 assists to help the offense and a career high 18 digs to lead the defense. Anderson had 10 kills and 10 digs. Kendall Weisensel, also a freshman, had 17 digs in the match. 

Madison College next plays at home against Western Technical College on Sept. 27. Conference play will resume with a match at Joliet Junior College on Sept. 29. 

Madison College 3, Milwaukee Area Technical College 0 

A lopsided sweep of Milwaukee Area Technical College ended a two-match losing streak for Madison College on at home on Sept. 20. The WolfPack won, 25-9, 25-16, 25-12, posting their 38th straight victory over the Stormers. 

Anderson had 12 kills to lead the team, while Weisensel had 10 kills and 11 digs. Schaefer had 34 assists. 

Lansing Community College 3, Madison College 1 

Madison College lost their final match of the Joliet Junior College Mizuno Invitational, 3-1, on Sept. 17, finishing fourth in the tournament. The match was extremely close, with Division II Lansing Community College winning, 25-20, 21-25, 25-21, 26-24. 

Anderson led Madison College with nine kills in the match, while Sophia Venne added eight. Schaefer had 29 assists. 

Lake Land College 3, 

Madison College 0 

Lake Land College, a Division I team, shut down Madison College, 3-0, in the semifinals of the Mizuno Invitational, winning, 25-12, 25-18, 25-14. Weisensel led the team with nine kills, while Anderson and Venne each had seven. Schaefer added 28 assists and 16 digs. 

Madison College 3,
Morton College 2 

A back-and-forth match saw Madison College prevail, 3-2, over Morton College in their second match of the Mizuno Invitational on Sept. 16. Weisensel posted a career-best 15 kills, while Anderson added 10. Schaefer had 34 assists and two aces. 

Madison College 3,
Highland Community College 1 

After losing the first set, Madison College battled back in their first match of the Mizuno Invitational to beat Highland Community College, 3-1, on Sept. 16. 

The WolfPack won, 17-25, 25-19, 25-17, 31-29. Weisensel had 14 kills to lead the team offensively, while Anderson added 12 kills and four aces.