Eagles drop 3-2 decision to South Florida

Nicky Pio made 55 assists against South Florida. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Nicky Pio made 55 assists against South Florida. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State volleyball started Suncoast Conference play with a 3-2 loss (21-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-19, 13-5) to South Florida State College today in Avon Park. 

Kathya Garcia had 26 kills, 14 digs, and three blocks. 

Nicky Pio recorded 55 assists, 10 digs, five blocks, three kills, and one assists. 

Keisha Santana made 30 digs and an assist. 

Veronika Nemcova tallied nine kills, two digs, a block, an assist, and an ace. 

Dominika Nemcova added 10 kills, nine digs, and a block. 

Yue Wu had eight kills and an ace. 

Nicole Boots contributed eight digs and an assist. 

Alejandra Sanabria made three blocks, three digs, and one kill. 

Anilise Fitzi had eight blocks and six kills. 

Cristina Castillo finished with four digs and two assists. 

Aurora Alderman added two digs. 

The Eagles (12-4, 0-1, No. 1 FCSAA, No. 5 NJCAA) resume action Thursday when they take on State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota at 6 p.m. in Winter Haven. 

Aug 18
Women's Volleyball 5:00 PM
at Florida Southern College
Scrimmage Lakeland, Fla.
Aug 19
Women's Volleyball TBA
TBA
Orlando, Fla.
Aug 22
Women's Volleyball 6:00 PM
Santa Fe College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Aug 25
Women's Volleyball 1:00 PM
at Eastern Florida State College
Titan Field House Melbourne, Fla.
Aug 25
Women's Volleyball 3:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Melbourne, FL
Tri-Match @ Eastern Florida State College Melbourne, Fla.
Aug 26
Women's Volleyball 12:00 PM
vs. Miami Dade College
@ East Coast Invitational
Ft. Pierce, Fla.
Aug 26
Women's Volleyball 2:30 PM
at Indian River State College
East Coast Invitational Ft. Pierce, Fla.

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