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Pilots Women’s Volleyball weekend review.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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This past weekend the Pilots women’s volleyball team headed south of the border to Minneapolis where the team participated in the North Central University Invitational.  The tournament consisted of 4 games in two days. This was the team’s first games of the year. Head Coach Kyle Guenther had this to say about the tournament: “For being our first weekend of competition, I am very pleased with how we played. We are young and a bit inexperienced which showed throughout the 4 matches but overall played well. This team has come together so quickly on and off the court which makes me very excited moving forward.”

The team won 3 of their 4 matches and the three wins were all 3-0 set sweeps.

Results were as follows:

PUC def. Faith Baptist Bible College 3-0 (26-24, 25-19, 25-17)

North Central University def. PUC 3-1 (25-15, 26-24, 22-25, 18-25)

PUC def. Calvary University 3-0 (25-17, 25-7, 25-22)

PUC def. Oak Hills Christian College 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-16)

First year player Kristen Taillon who was named as the tournament MVP this weekend had this to say about her first experience playing University ball: “I feel really good about how the weekend went and am feeling very optimistic for the season. We gelled really quickly as a team and I feel like we’re already comfortable and committed to each other. It went better than I expected for sure and was lots of fun.”

The women’s team play next on Friday, September 28 in Red Deer Alberta.

Author - Tory Walker

Tory Walker

Coordinator of Athletics Information

Tory serves as the Coordinator of Athletics Information and the Head Coach for Women's Soccer.