Eagles soar past No. 8 Blinn College

Yue Wue (left) and the Eagles defeated No. 8 Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Yue Wue (left) and the Eagles defeated No. 8 Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State volleyball continued its winning ways yesterday, defeating No. 8 Blinn College in five games (22-25, 25-23, 25-18, 23-25, 18-16) in the Blinn College 2015 Premier Tournament in Brenham, Texas. 

Unranked nationally, the Eagles entered the match ranked No. 9 in Florida. Earlier in the day they upset No. 6 Iowa Western. 

Yue Wue led the Eagles with 26 kills, 20 digs, three aces, three blocks, and three assists. 

Dayanna Teixeira had 16 digs, six kills, two aces, one block, and one assist.

Zoemy Barreto added 13 digs along with eight kills and a block. 

Elisabeth Piroli made 41 assists, three digs, two kills and one block. 

Suheily Colon tallied six kills, four digs, and two blocks. 

Keisha Santana contributed 21 digs and four assists. 

Laina Blanton had eight kills and two blocks. 

The Eagles (6-3) continue tournament play today, starting with a 10 a.m. match against Tyler Junior College.

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