Eagles soar to two more wins

Kathya Garcia (7) made 20 kills as the Eagles beat Seward County 3-0 at the national tournament. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Kathya Garcia (7) made 20 kills as the Eagles beat Seward County 3-0 at the national tournament. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State volleyball extended its winning streak to eight today, defeating Frank Phillips College (3-0) and Tyler Junior College (3-0) at the Blinn College Premier Tournament in Brenham, Texas.  

The Eagles (No. 1 FCSAA, No. 3 NJCAA) finished 4-0 in the two-day tournament, improving to 10-1. 

Against Frank Phillips, Polk State won 25-9, 25-18, and 25-17. 

Cristina Castillo had 20 assists, three aces, two digs, a block, and a kill. 

Nicky Pio recorded 10 assists, two kills, two blocks, a dig, and an ace. 

Veronika Nemcova made six kills, four aces, and three digs. 

Dominika Nemcova added four digs, three kills, a block, and an assist. 

Yue Wu had five kills and a pair of aces. 

Kathya Garcia tallied nine digs, eight kills, four aces, and a block. 

Anilise Fitzi had five kills and four blocks. 

Aurora Alderman contributed six digs and two assists. 

Kaylee Gartino made four kills, two blocks, a dig, and an assist. 

Keisha Santana had six digs, a pair of aces, and an assist. 

Alejandra Sanabria added two kills, while Nicole Boots made two digs and an ace. 

The Eagles beat Tyler 25-16, 25-10, and 25-18. 

Wu had 12 kills, nine digs, four assists, four aces, and three blocks. 

Pio posted 32 assists, seven digs, three kills, two blocks, and a pair of aces. 

Sanabria made six blocks, three kills, two assists, a dig, and an ace. 

Garcia recorded eight kills, six digs, a block, and an ace.

Fitzi added six kills, three digs, and a block. 

Santana had 10 digs and an ace. 

Dominika Nemcova tallied nine kills, four digs, and an ace. 

Boots made three digs and an ace. 

Castillo also had an ace. 

The Eagles return to action Friday when they host the Polk State College Tournament in Winter Haven. They play Daytona State College at 11 a.m. and Miami Dade College at 4 p.m.

Sep 26
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
College of Central Florida
Winter Haven, Fla.
Sep 30
Women's Volleyball 12:00 PM
at Florida State College at Jacksonville
Gainesville, Fla.
Sep 30
Women's Volleyball 4:00 PM
at Santa Fe College
Gainesville, Fla.
Oct 03
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
Daytona State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 05
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 10
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
Lake-Sumter State College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Oct 12
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, Fla.

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