by MiraCosta Sports Information
After six matches and two full days of volleyball, the MiraCosta College women's volleyball team was crowned the tournament champion at Cerritos College. The Spartans won the championship match in four games versus previously undefeated Cypress College. Over the course of the two day tournament MiraCosta had important contributions from each and every member of the team. After playing ten matches, Saturday was the first day that MiraCosta had all members of the roster healthy and available to play.
In the tournament MiraCosta averaged 13.05 kills per/set, had 53 team total blocks (2.4 blocks p/set), 14.95 digs p/set, and 2.5 aces p/set. Cady Francis held down the back line with 106 digs in the tournament, averaging 5.3 digs per/set. Francis was one of two Spartans to lead the way in aces with 13 along with teammate Cady Delay. Madeleine Alper averaged 2.53 digs p/set and Lana Salazar had 2.1 p/set. On the front lines, freshman middle blocker Makayla Sua had 28 total blocks in the tournament. Claudia Mathews chipped in 16 blocks and Maddison Penrod added 12 in just three matches.