Immediate Release –Sports
October 14, 2015
Sinclair Volleyball falls to Cincinnati State Community College in Five
Dayton, OH – The Sinclair (14-9/5-5) Volleyball team dropped a heartbreaker to visiting OCCAC rival Cincinnati State Surge (19-9/7-3) tonight in five games as part of our annual PINK Breast Cancer Awareness match.
The Pride kept up with Cincinnati State’s powerful offensive and defense ends at the net resulting in a win for the Pride in the first match. Cincinnati State went on to win the second match closely (22-25). The second match went back and forth between both teams but the Surge was able to dominate (22-25). Sinclair struggled offensively in match three until they came back to tie the game 24-24. The ending results was Cincinnati State coming away with the victory (27-29). Sinclair gave the Surge a tough game in match four resulting in a win for Sinclair. The last match of the night was hard fought but the Pride weren’t able to defend Cincinnati State’s offensive and aggressive hits at the net. The Surge went on to win the match and the game (6-15).
Meg Rieneke (FR-Outside Hitter/New Knoxville H.S.) tallied for 19 kills in tonight’s game and Alexandra Petri (SO-Outside Hitter/Springboro H.S.) also had 16 kills to help the Tartans offense. Melissa Mireles (SO-Setter/Germantown, OH) contributed with 42 assist for the Tartans in tonight’s game.
Cincinnati State (19-9/7-3) 22 25 29 23 15
Sinclair (14-9/5-5) 25 22 27 25 6
Sophomore Melissa Mireles (SO-Setter/Germantown, OH) from Sinclair has 669 assists for the season while averaging 8.36 assists per game. Meg Rieneke (FR-Outside Hitter/New Knoxville H.S.) is also leading the team with 369 kills for the season and averaging 5.03 digs per game.
Sinclair will be travel to Lorain County Community College on Saturday October 17th at 11:00 am. The Tartans will be back on their home court against Lakeland Community College on Friday October 23rd at 6:00pm.
Tonight’s Pink Game and sports medicine coverage is provided by Kettering Sports Medicine a part of the Kettering Health Network. The athletic trainers are using pink towels during the month of October as a reminder of the importance of mammograms and early detection. Kettering Breast Evaluation Centers want you to know that mammograms can detect breast cancer almost two years before a lump is felt. So take time to care for yourself and schedule your annual screening mammogram today at 800-373-2160 at one of the 11 locations near you. Call 800-373-2160.
All home games are played in Building 8 on the downtown Dayton campus.