Volleyball Finishes Third in the Nation

11.10.2012 | Kissimmee, FL

The Kentucky Christian University volleyball team played in one of the two semi-final matches of the NCCAA National Tournament on Saturday. KCU faced off against Maranatha Baptist Bible College at 12pm and lost 3-1.

After a success run in their pool, going 3-1, the Lady Knights made it to the semi-finals of the National Tournament. This is the furthest the team has gone at Nationals.

The Lady Knights started the game with a lot of energy and used the momentum of making to Saturday to get the 25-21 victory in the first set. In the second set Maranatha’s experience showed up and they were able to use it to defeat KCU 25-13, 25-14, and 25-17 to win the game 3-1.

“Although this hurts now, we know we had a special season and nothing can take that away. Our team is young and a performance like this will build a great foundation for the future. I’m extremely proud of their efforts and the overall season!” Head Coach Bruce Dixon couldn’t be prouder of his team.

The Lady Knights had two players make the NCCAA All-Tournament team; senior hitter Ally Hall and sophomore setter Lauren Dunn.