By Patrick Chochran
The City College women’s volleyball team squared off against Yuba College on Wednesday September 10. The close loss for the Rams came during the Golden Gate Classic, a volleyball tournament the Ram’s host at home on campus.
Lasting for five sets, Yuba won the first 25-20, with the Rams taking the next two with scores of 25-22 and 25-21. With victory within their grasp the Rams unfortunately lost the final two sets with scores of 25-18 and 15-7.
The leading players for the Rams were Katie Kellie and Gaea Salazar. Kellie had a total of 18 kills with Salazar adding in another 12. The two players accounted for over half of the Ram’s points in the match, with the duo scoring 36 out of 70 team points ( Kellie had 21 and Salazar 15). Candice Hundi lead Yuba with 20 kills.
Earlier in the day the Rams had matches versus Laney and Simpson, which were both 3-0 victories.
The Ram’s next match is a doubleheader on Wednesday September 17. At 3 pm they face Diablo Valley, then immediately follow that up with another match versus Solano College. The Rams are 3-3 to start the 2014 season.