Eagles to play for third place at national tournament

 Sixth-seed Polk State fell to second-seed Iowa Western 2-3 yesterday in the semifinals of the NJCAA Division 1 Volleyball Championship tournament in Casper, Wyo. 

Polk State (26-8, No. 2 FCSAA, No. 10 NJCAA) will play eight-seed Santa Fe College (No. 8 NJCAA) for third place tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. 

Kathya Garcia made 25 kills and eight digs. 

Cristina Castillo recorded 44 assist, five digs, two kills, a block, and an ace. 

Yue Wu had 11 digs, 10 kills, a block, and an ace. 

Anilise Fitzi added nine kills and two digs. 

Dominika Nemcova tallied five kills, two digs, and an ace. 

Keisha Santana made 12 digs and two assists. 

Alejandra Sanabria finished with two kills, an assist, and a dig. 

Nicole Boots contributed five digs. 

Aurora Alderman had a kill and an ace.

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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