On the strength of their 25-19, 25-18, 24-26, 25-20 win over host East Los Angeles College on Wednesday night, the Cerritos College volleyball team remains in second place in the South Coast Conference. The Falcons (6-6, 3-1) will now host Los Angeles Trade-Tech College in a 6:00 p.m. conference match on Friday.
In the win over the Huskies, the Falcons received 12 kills each from sophomores Sara Hickman (La Mirada HS) and Jasmynne Roberts (Long Beach Poly HS), while sophomore Lisa Villarroel (Long Beach Millikan/LBCC) contributed seven kills and just one attacking error.
The team was also effective at the net, as Villarroel led the way with four blocking assists, with sophomore Jasmin Mitchell (Warren HS) finishing with three block assists. Villarroel was also strong with her serve, accounting for six of the team's eight service aces.
Sophomore setter Michelle Barba (Downey HS) directed the offense with 22 assists, with freshman setter Natalie Caravantes (Montebello HS) coming in to dish out 17 assists in the win. Mitchell and freshman Tisha Lenon (Gahr HS) combined for nine kills in a balanced attack, while freshman Jasmine Peralta (Lakewood HS) and Hickman had eight and seven digs, respectively.
May 14, 2015 Volleyball: Sara Hickman named to All-Academic Team
April 30, 2015 Volleyball: Jasmynne Roberts signs with first-ever class
November 23, 2014 Volleyball: Cerritos left out of playoff picture; all-conference picks
November 19, 2014 Volleyball: Cerritos makes quick work of LA Harbor
November 14, 2014 Volleyball: Thrilling five-set win keeps playoff hopes in sight
November 12, 2014 Volleyball: Win sets Falcons up for battle for second place
November 7, 2014 Volleyball: Win over East LA keeps Falcons in the hunt
November 5, 2014 Volleyball: Loss to Mounties drops team into second place tie
October 31, 2014 Volleyball: Win keeps Falcons alone in second place
October 29, 2014 Volleyball: Loss to El Camino drops team into second place tie
October 24, 2014 Volleyball: Sweep of LA Harbor sets up first place showdown
October 22, 2014 Volleyball: Falcons pull off five-set win over LB City
October 17, 2014 Volleyball: Sweep of LA Trade-Tech fourth win in a row
October 15, 2014 Volleyball: Win keeps Falcons in second place
October 10, 2014 Volleyball: Team posts big win over Mt. San Antonio
October 8, 2014 Volleyball: Falcons sweep past Pasadena City
October 3, 2014 Volleyball: Team drops conference opener to El Camino
September 27, 2014 Volleyball: Team competed at San Diego City Tournament
September 24, 2014 Volleyball: Two-game lead gets away from Falcons in loss to Riverside
September 13, 2014 Volleyball: Cerritos takes fourth in inaugural tournament
September 12, 2014 Volleyball: Team splits two matches at Cerritos Tournament
September 10, 2014 Volleyball: Cerritos suffers first loss of the season
September 5, 2014 Volleyball: Falcons open the season with sweep of Santa Ana