HIALEAH, Fla. ( Nov. 14, 2022) – Florida National’s Paola Brandsma, Joanne Dania and Lina Valentino were awarded All-Tournament team honors at the Continental Athletic Conference volleyball championship held from November 11-12. Florida National had a 3-1 record over two days that landed them in the title match against the eventual CAC champions Florida College. The Conquistadors put up a valiant effort against the Falcons in the final set, leveling the third at 13 all, before ultimately coming in as runner up.
In the title match, Dania posted a team-high 13 kills and 48 kills over the five-game weekend. Valentino had 27 digs over the weekend and had four critical kills in the title match against the Falcons where the Conquistadors fell 3-0. Along with earning the Champion of Character award from the CAC, Brandsma put together 26 kills over the Conquistadors near-championship run and three blocks.
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