Saturday, November 06, 2010

San Jac volleyball advances to national tournament with 3-1 win over Laredo

(San Jacinto College won its sixth-straight Region XIV volleyball championship with a 3-1 win over Laredo Community College. Photo credit: Jeannie Peng-Armao, San Jacinto College marketing department.)

BAYTOWN, TEXAS (November 6, 2010) For the sixth-straight year, San Jacinto College has won the Region XIV volleyball title, earning a sixth-consecutive trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament. San Jac defeated Laredo Community College 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 25-10, 25-22) Saturday afternoon for the Region conference championship.

Sophomores Candace Soares (Mililani, Haw. / Mililani HS) and Alyssa Dibbern (Bay City / Bay City HS), along with freshman Jazmine Green (Houston / Cy Falls HS), were named to the all-tournament team. San Jac finishes the 2010 season ranked third in the nation with an overall record of 26-9. The NJCAA national tournament will take place November 18-20 in West Plains, Mo.

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