Niagara County Community College opened the 2018 campaign with a tough three-set Western New York Athletic Conference loss to host Jamestown Community College on Thursday. The scores were 25-6, 25-19 and 25-19 in favor of the defending Region III champion Jayhawks.
Sophomore outside hitter Caitlyn Vishion had three kills and five digs, while classmate Maddy Finn added seven digs for NCCC. Freshman McKenna Collignon, a high school teammate of Finn's, finished with eight assists and four digs in her collegiate debut.
Next up for the Thunderwolves is a trio of regional pod matches on Sunday at Herkimer College. Opponents include the host Generals, Fulton-Montgomery Community College and Mohawk Valley Community College.