Polk State fought hard but fell to Miami Dade College 0-3 (17-25, 19-25, 19-25) this afternoon at the NJCAA District/FCSAA State Volleyball Tournament in Bradenton.
The defending NJCAA national champion, Miami Dade is undefeated this season and ranked No. 1 NJCAA and No. 1 FCSAA.
With the loss, the Eagles (14-7, 7-2, No. 4 FCSAA) play Central Florida tomorrow at noon in the double-elimination tournament.
For the Eagles, Kathya Garcia had eight kills, three aces, and a block.
Manuela Vargas recorded 15 assists, three digs, and an ace.
Chiara Bosetti made six kills, five digs, and a block.
Diana Carranza finished with nine digs and an assist.
Anilise Fitzi added four kills and two blocks.
Alexa Barral had three blocks and a kill
Veronika Nemcova contributed two kills and two blocks.