NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.

2023 Knights volleyball earn NJCAA votes

Women’s volleyball has gotten off to a terrific (5-0) start to the 2023 season, the best start in 10 seasons. This success garnered attention from the NJCAA (National Junior college athletics association). The Knights were among several to receive votes in week 4 of voting on Sept 18th. 

Two Knights Abigal Heredia and Vielka Sanchez both of Lawerence currently lead nationally. Heredia leads the league in hitting percentage (.789). Meanwhile Sanchez ranks fifth in service ace per set (2.81). 

The Knights will be back in action Saturday for a two-home game set. First against Bristol community college at 11:00 A.M and Holyoke community college at 3:00 P.M.