Eagles split on first day at Tampa tournament

Yue Wu had 32 kills and 29 digs in two games at the Kickoff Classic in Tampa. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Yue Wu had 32 kills and 29 digs in two games at the Kickoff Classic in Tampa. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State volleyball split a pair of games today at the Hillsborough Community College Kickoff Classic in Tampa. 

In the first match, the Eagles defeated College of Central Florida 3-0 (25-25, 25-16, 27-25). 

Yue Wu led the Eagles with 15 kills, 11 digs, two blocks, and an ace. 

Nicky Pio dished out 25 assists to go with nine digs, three aces, three blocks, and two kills. 

Kathya Garcia recorded nine digs, six kills, three blocks, and two assists. 

Dominika Nemcova had six kills, four digs, two blocks, and an ace. 

Keisha Santana made seven digs and seven assists. 

Anilise Fitzi tallied six kills and five blocks. 

Alejandra Sanabria finished with three blocks, two kills, and a dig. 

Nicole Boots added three digs and an ace. 

In the second match, Polk State lost in five sets to Daytona State (21-25, 25-22, 20-25, 25-12, 8-15). 

Pio recorded 39 assists, nine digs, five aces, four kills, and one block. 

Wu had 18 digs, 17 kills, an ace, and a block. 

Dominika Nemcova had 10 kills, four digs, two blocks, and an assist. 

Garcia added 13 digs and 12 kills. 

Santana made 11 digs, three assists, and an ace. 

Fitzi recorded seven kills, five blocks, two digs, and an assist. 

Sanabria had two kills, a pair of digs, and one block. 

Boots made three digs, an ace, and an assist. 

Cristina Castillo added two assists, an ace, and a dig. 

The Eagles (2-1, No. 2 FCSAA, No. 6 NJCAA) resume action tomorrow in Tampa, facing Indian River State College at 1:30 p.m. and St. Petersburg College at 5 p.m.

Sep 20
Women's Volleyball 6:30 PM
at Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Sep 21
Women's Volleyball 12:00 PM
at Florida State College at Jacksonville
Miami, FL
Sep 21
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
vs. Palm Beach State College
Miami Dade College Tournament
Sep 22
Women's Volleyball 10:00 AM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Miami Dade Tournament Miami, FL
Sep 22
Women's Volleyball 4:00 PM
at Miami Dade College
Miami Dade Tournament Miami, Fla.
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

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