Eagles finish third at national championship tournament

Sixth-seed Polk State defeated eighth-seed Santa Fe College 3-1 to win third place at the NJCAA Division 1 Volleyball Championship tournament in Casper, Wyo. 

After winning the first set 25-22, the Eagles dropped the second set 22-25.They then soared back to win the next two sets, 25-17 and 25-13. 

Yue Wu led the Eagles with 22 kills and 17 digs. 

Cristina Castillo recorded 49 assists, 14 digs, and a kill. 

Kathya Garcia made 19 digs, seven kills, a block, and an assist. 

Keisha Santana tallied 17 digs, five assists, and an ace. 

Anilise Fitzi added 14 kills and a dig. 

Alejandra Sanabria had five kills. 

Dominika Nemcova made seven kills while Veronika Nemcova added two kills. 

Nicole Boots finished with nine digs. 

Aurora Alderman had a dig and an ace, and Kaylee Gartino added a kill. 

Polk State (No. 2 FCSAA) ends the season 27-8.

 
 
 
8/18/17 5:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
at Florida Southern College
Scrimmage Lakeland, Fla.
8/19/17 TBA
Women's Volleyball
TBA
at Polk State College
8/22/17 7:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Santa Fe College
at Polk State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
8/25/17 1:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
at Eastern Florida State College
Titan Field House Melbourne, Fla.
8/25/17 3:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Melbourne, Fla.
Melbourne, Fla.
8/26/17 12:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
vs. Miami Dade College
@ Indian River State College
Ft. Pierce, Fla.
8/26/17 2:30 PM
Women's Volleyball
Polk State College
at Indian River State College
Ft. Pierce, Fla.

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