LUCINDA MATTHEWS | STAFF WRITER
RCC fell short in a loss to Golden West College, 3-1, at home in an Orange Empire conference game on Oct. 23.
Golden West entered the game as the No. 3 team in the state.
RCC was lead by outside hitter Deborah Catanese, who had a team-high 17 kills.
The Tigers won the first set of the game but eventually went on to lose three straight sets, 25-22, 28-25, 27-29, 11-25.
Sophomore setter Jennifer Norton lead the Tigers with a team-high 27 assists. Norton and defensive specialist Sarah Kelly tied for a team-high eight digs on the night.
The third set featured a total of six ties between the Tigers and Rustlers.
RCC will travel to Cypress College for an Orange Empire Conference game on Nov. 6.