COSTA MESA – A pair of Orange Coast College women's volleyball standouts – libero Rylee Adair and setter Camryn Kaina – will be heading down the road to Westcliff University to continue the athletic and academic careers, according to OCC head coach Chuck Cutenese.
Adair etched her name throughout the Pirate women's volleyball record books during her two-year career. After a solid 501-dig campaign as a freshman in 2017, Adair bettered her numbers as a sophomore with 563 digs (third-most in one season in school history). She became the first OCC player to surpass 1,000 digs in a career and finished up with 1,063, shattering the previous record of 917, set by Sierra Lim in 2016-17.
Adair also set the single-match digs record in her final match of her OCC career when she notched 45 against Ventura in the opening round of the Southern California Regional playoffs. Adair's strong defensive play earned her first-team, All-Orange Empire Conference honors after leading the OEC in digs last year. She was a second-team, All-OEC selection as a freshman in 2017.
On the beach, Adair also helped raise the bar. Her 24 victories this year are the most all time in school history, topping Jadelyn Forgiarini's total of 23 last year.
Kaina, who came to OCC after spending one season at Westmont College, became the Pirates' go-to setter from the opening match and dished out 746 assists to go along with 57 kills, 20 aces and 221 digs, earning second-team, All-OEC honors.
Kaina's 746 assists are just off of the school's single-season top-10 list, as was her single-match high of 54 assists, turned in against Fullerton College on Sept. 28, 2018. Twelve times Kaina dished out 30-or-more assists and included in that was a five-match conference streak where she had 40-or-more assists.
On the beach this year, Kaina and teammate Shannon Stone earned First-Team, All-OEC honors after helping the Pirates earn a share of the Western Division title with Cypress College.
Both Adair and Kaina helped OCC to a 21-6 indoor record in 2018, including 14 three-set sweeps and No. 8 seeding in the Southern California Regional playoffs. On the beach, Coast finished 10-7 overall and 8-2 in the OEC Western Division.