FNU ends day one of CAC Championship 2-1

CAC Tournament Schedule Graphic (11-11-22)
CAC Tournament Schedule Graphic (11-11-22)

(Box Score)

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. (Nov. 11, 2022) – Florida National returned to action with a loaded three-game schedule on day one of the Continental Athletic Conference Volleyball Championship. The Conquistadors went 2-1 in pool play, falling to Florida College 0-3, bouncing back for a much-needed win against Haskell University 3-1, and ending the night with another victory this time over Fisher College 3-1.

Set One

  • Four kills from Lay Cortez kept Fisher at bay in a tight opening set
  • Kill by Margareth Collantes Choque tied the set at 18-18
  • A block error by Macy Barnes gave FNU the close 26-24 win in the opening set


Set Two

  • FNU had three services aces in the contest
  • An attack error by Sofia Moreno Bendala gave Fisher a 26-24 advantage
  • This would tie the match at 1-1


Set Three

  • Fisher scored four straight points to make it 24-24
  • Paola Brandsma had three blocks in the match
  • Back-to-back kills from Joanne Dania ended the set in FNU’s favor


Set Four

  • Joanne Dania had a team-high 16 kills in the victory
  • Juliana Santos had 28 digs in the match
  • Elis Cordova-Millet had 28 assists and Ivette Sandoval had 26 assists of her own before the match came to a close


Up Next: Florida National now faces a semifinal match-up against Haskell at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow for a spot in the title match later in the day.


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