|OCC's Payton Long Earned MVP Honors|
OCC recently hosted its first ever Block City Volleyball tournament at the Auburn Hills Campus. After two days of competition, OCC Lady Raiders finished 4-0, losing only 2 of 14 sets.
This included victories over nationally ranked Grand Rapids Community College (2) and Owens Community College (4).
Because of her performance in the tournament, OCC’s #14 Payton Lang earned tournament MVP honors receiving the most votes for the All-Tournament team.
During the tournament, Payton had 57 kills, 8 aces, 36 digs, 8 blocks, and no ball handling errors. She played in all four games, playing every set in those games. Spencer Stokes also earned All-Tournament team honors, posting 109 assists, 12 aces, 26 digs, and 8 blocks. Also earning All-Tournament team honors are Sierra Brady (Columbus State), Amanda Glaza (Grand Rapids), Emily Johnson (Grand Rapids), Nora Fa’atiga (Macomb), Amanda Smolinski (Mott), Stephanie Kipp (Owens), Brandie Jones (Muskegon), and Chantel Davenport (Kalamazoo Valley).
The Lady Raiders play a quad match at Owens this weekend before they open the regular season at home Thursday, September 12, against St. Clair.