Opening games for the Laker 2020-21 season: Volleyball


Madelyn Kidd, Editor-in-Chief

On Jan. 26, the Laker 2020-21 volleyball team had their first game of the delayed season. The game took place in the Field House against Spoon River College, and the team started the season off strong with their first win scoring 3-0. 

This year’s roster includes 13 players, 10 of which are freshmen and the other three sophomores. The three sophomores include setter Lara Caldeira from Brazil, South America, middle blocker Morgan Parsons from Shelbyville and outside hitter Caroline Souza from Brazil, South America. The 10 freshmen include defensive specialist Nickeal Clark from Cahokia, outside hitter Ayrianna Adams-Pender from Decatur, defensive specialist Kelsi Geltz from Newton, defensive specialist Madison Watret from Waverly, outside hitter Mackinzee Reynolds from Stewardson, setter Malorie Craig from Clay City, middle blocker Ashlyn Jones from Casey, setter Abby Kallis from Charleston, outside hitter Erica Michels from Teutopolis and Alondra Aldarondo Perez from Corozal, Puerto Rico.

The volleyball team have 13 games in the month of February: Feb. 2 Home vs. Shawnee Community College at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 5 Home vs. Vincennes University at 2 p.m. and later that day against John Wood Community College at 6 p.m., Feb. 6 Away vs. Lincoln Trail College at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 11 Home vs. Southwestern Illinois College at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 12 Away vs. Frontier Community College at 3:30 p.m. and later that day vs. Illinois Central College at 6 p.m., Fen. 16 Away vs. Rend Lake College at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 18 Home vs. Wabash Valley College at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 20 Away vs. Parkland College at 1 p.m. and later that day vs. Sauk Valley Community College at 3 p.m., Feb. 23 Away vs. John A Logan College at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 25 Home vs. Kaskaskia College at 6:30 p.m.

Even though there’s limited attendance for games, there’s always a live stream posted where you can watch home or away games.

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