Eagles knock off No. 6 Iowa Western

Keisha Santana had 10 digs to help the Eagles beat No. 6 Iowa Western. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Keisha Santana had 10 digs to help the Eagles beat No. 6 Iowa Western. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

The Polk State Eagles pulled off a major upset in volleyball today, beating No. 6 Iowa Western 3-0 in the Blinn College 2015 Premier Tournament in Brenham, Texas. 

The Eagles entered the match ranked No. 9 in Florida but unranked nationally. They won 26-24, 25-22, and 34-32. 

Elisabeth Piroli had 40 assists, six digs, two aces, and two kills. 

Yue Wue made 14 kills, 11 digs, and two blocks. 

Dayanna Teixeira recorded 13 kills, 11 digs, three assists, and one block. 

Keisha Santana contributed 10 digs, two aces, and an assist. 

Suheily Colon recorded 11 kills, two blocks, and one dig. 

Zoemy Barreto finished with 13 digs and eight kills. 

Laina Blanton had three blocks and two kills. 

With the win, the Eagles improve to 5-3.

8/18/17 5:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
at Florida Southern College
Scrimmage Lakeland, Fla.
8/19/17 TBA
Women's Volleyball
TBA
at Polk State College
8/22/17 7:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Santa Fe College
at Polk State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
8/25/17 1:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
at Eastern Florida State College
Titan Field House Melbourne, Fla.
8/25/17 3:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Melbourne, Fla.
Melbourne, Fla.
8/26/17 12:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
vs. Miami Dade College
@ Indian River State College
Ft. Pierce, Fla.
8/26/17 2:30 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
at Indian River State College
Ft. Pierce, Fla.
CONF ALL
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota 2-6 7-13
Hillsborough Community College 7-1 34-6
St. Petersburg College 3-5 12-8
Polk State College 6-2 24-12
South Florida State College 2-6 4-21

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