Polk State volleyball opened the 2019 season with a bang, going 4-0 at the Rose City Volleyball Classic in Tyler, Texas.
After starting Friday with a 3-1 win over Missouri State University-West Plains (25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21), the Eagles (No. 2 FCSAA, No. 7 NJCAA) went on to defeat the host school, Tyler Junior College (No. 6 NJCAA), 3-1 (18-25, 29-27, 25-22, 25-20).
"This was a great experience for us coming down here," said Head Coach German Del Valle.
"The level of competition was outstanding. We had to play hard to go undefeated. As a team we played fantastically.
The Eagles (4-0, No. 2 FCSAA, No. 7 NJCAA) return to action Tuesday against Lake-Sumter State College (No. 1 FCSAA DII, No. 15 NJCAA DII) at 7 p.m. in Winter Haven.