|The San Jacinto College volleyball team finished the |
2012 season with a third place finish at the National
Junior College Athletic Association national tournament.
Photo credit: Kelley Flowers/San Jacinto College
San Jac (36-3) entered the tournament as the fourth seed, and went 3-1 at the three-day national tournament. San Jacinto College knocked off 13th-seed Casper College 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-19) and fifth-seed Tyler Junior College 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-23) on the opening day, Thursday, Nov. 15.
San Jac then fell to the top-seed, College of Southern Idaho, in four sets (25-23, 27-25, 14-25, 25-20) on Friday evening, before rebounding for a 3-1 win over No. 3 Iowa Western Community College (22-25, 28-26, 25-23, 25-22) Saturday afternoon.
It is the seventh-consecutive top-10 national finish under 11th-year Head Coach Sharon Nelson. Last season, San Jacinto College finished fourth, and in 2010 it was the national runner-up. For more information about San Jacinto College volleyball, visit www.sanjacsports.com.