Eagles split pair in Miami tournament

Keisha Santana and the Eagles split a pair of matches on the first day of tournament action in Miami. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Keisha Santana and the Eagles split a pair of matches on the first day of tournament action in Miami. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State went 1-1 today in the Miami Dade College volleyball tournament. 

In the first match, the Eagles fell in three straight to Daytona State (21-25, 15-25, 16-25). 

Zoemy Barreto had 15 digs, 13 kills, and one block. 

Keisha Santana contributed 20 digs, two aces, and an assist. 

Dayanna Teixeira made seven digs, seven kills, one ace, and a block. 

Alejandra Robles tallied 17 assists and three digs. 

Madison Wildey had 10 assists and three digs. 

Laina Blanton recorded five kills and two blocks. 

Nicole Boots had eight digs, while Mariafernanda Bolivar made three kills. 

The Eagles bounced back in the second match, beating Santa Fe College (No. 3 FCSAA/No. 18 NJCAA) 3-1 (26-16, 20-25, 25-12, 25-15). 

Yue Wu led the Eagles with 24 kills, 17 digs, two aces, 1 block, and one assist. 

Elisabeth Piroli recorded 41 assists, nine digs, two blocks, and one ace. 

Teixeira contributed 14 digs, nine kills, two assists, an ace, and a block. 

Santana added 15 digs, four assists, and one ace. 

Barreto made 11 kills, five digs, two blocks, one ace, and an assist.

Blanton had five kills and five blocks. 

Suheily Colon tallied four kills, two digs, and a block. 

Boots finished with two aces and a dig. 

The Eagles (9-5, No. 6 FCSAA/No. 14 NJCAA) play San Jacinto (No. 13 NJCAA) and Missouri State-West Plains (No. 6 NJCAA) tomorrow in Miami.

 
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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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