Hawks Volleyball Opens Season 0-2 In McCook; Krusemark, Redden Among Leaders

Hawks Volleyball Opens Season 0-2 In McCook; Krusemark, Redden Among Leaders
Courtesy of Hawks Athletics.

MCCOOK – Members of the Northeast Community College volleyball program began their regular season this past weekend in western Nebraska.

From the McCook Tournament, NECC suffered three set losses to the host as well as a team from Wyoming on Friday.

Final scores of the matches in the game against McCook Community College 25-20, 25-20 and 26-24 in favor of McCook while the final scores of the sets in the Laramie County Community College game were 25-20, 25-22 and 25-22 in favor of Laramie.

Both Wayne natives appeared in all six sets on Friday. Kiara Krusemark recorded 31 set assists, five digs and a block assist in the first match while also adding 31 set assists, 12 digs, three kills (.286%) and a block assist in the second game.

Against McCook, Sydney Redden finished with two assists, two service aces and one service error as well as nine digs before leading the team in digs with 23 against Laramie County Community College to go along with three assists and one service ace.

Karley Heimes of Wynot paced Northeast Community College at the net in match one with 17 kills followed by Lauren Buhrman from Wisner with nine kills and a team-high 10 digs.

Match two leaders were against Heimes with 18 kills while Buhrman added 21 digs.

Northeast Community College will host their first matchup of the season on their home court as they will battle with Barton Community College (KS) at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.