TORRINGTON – In their first game since March 20 after a layoff due to multiple games being postponed due to COVID-19 concerns, the Eastern Wyoming College volleyball team returned to the court on Saturday morning, falling to Laramie County Community College, 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-21, 25-18).
LCCC grabbed a 12-7 lead in the first set, but a kill by sophomore Vanja Przulj’s kill sparked a 7-1 run. The offensive spurt was capped off by a kill by freshman Lejla Viteskic, giving EWC a 14-13 led.
EWC’s lead reach as many as three before Laramie County battled back to take a 21-20 lead late in the set to take a 1-0 lead.
In the second set, EWC fell behind early again, but back-to-back kills by freshman Anja Vuleta tied the match and an ace by Przulj put the Lancers in front.
The set was tied on eight occasions as EWC tied the match score at one apiece.
In the final two sets, the Lady Lancers held early leads of 3-0 and 2-1 before Laramie County stormed back to take 25-21 and 25-18 set wins.
Sophomore Alyssa Parmelee led the team with 12 kills, while freshman Neza Pec added nine. Freshman Alyssa George tallied 23 digs, while sophomore J’Adore Hayes added 21. Viteskic recorded four blocks.
The Lady Lancers (11-8 overall and 1-2 in the North) host Casper College (11-8 and 4-0) at 2 p.m. Wednesday.