Eagles Take Care of Business, Win 3-0

Eagles Take Care of Business, Win 3-0

Motivated by inspirational movies, the No. 4 Polk State College women's volleyball team earned a 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-19) victory Thursday over South Florida State College (4-14/0-5) in a Suncoast Conference match.

The Eagles improved to 3-2 in the conference and 12-6 overall with the win.

"We've been working on our heart and mental toughness by watching successful athletes," said coach German Del Valle. "Every time they seem to care more."

The Eagles played almost flawlessly in the first set.

"The mental toughness and energy was there all the time," Del Valle said. "Those South Florida kids like to compete, but we took care of business."

Polk spread around the statistics.

Freshman Shatorreia Edgecombe (Dame) led the way with 13 kills and three block assists.

Freshman Ana Karine-Cavalcante (Brazil) added nine kills and two aces.

Freshman Liz Garcia (Idaho) chipped in five blocks, four kills and three aces.

Sophomore Diannmarie Rivera (Puerto Rico) scored 19 digs and three kills.

Freshman Rossanna Ramos (Puerto Rico) registered 15 digs.

Sophomore setter Ashley Toth (Edgewater) notched 25 assists, 10 digs and an ace.

"That's awesome for us," Del Valle said.

Polk hosts Daytona State Saturday at 11 a.m. and Palm Beach State at 3 p.m. 

Sep 25
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Sep 27
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, FL
Oct 02
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at Daytona State College
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Oct 04
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at Eastern Florida State College
Melbourne, FL
Oct 09
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
College of Central Florida
Winter Haven, FL
Oct 11
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
Daytona State College
Winter Haven, FL
Oct 25
Women's Volleyball 6:00 PM
Lake-Sumter State College
Winter Haven, FL

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