JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (October 17, 2020) – The Florida National volleyball team (6-6) extended its current win streak to four matches with a doubleheader sweep of Trinity Baptist (2-13) on Saturday.
The Conquistadors set the tone in the first match, winning the first set, 25-1. FNU kept the pressure on the Eagles, taking set number two, 25-17, and ultimately winning the match with a 25-16 third-set win.
FNU carried that momentum into the second half of the double dip, breezing through the first two sets, 25-12, 25-4. TBC tried to fight back in the third set but, FNU held off the Eagles for 25-23 win.
The sweep improved the Conquistadors to 4-0 over this past weekend’s road trip and moved FNU to .500 on the year.
Florida National will travel to Lakeland, Florida, on October 30, to face the Keiser Seahawks and Life Eagles. Game times are 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., respectively.
About FNU: Florida National University opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Dr. María C. Regueiro and Mr. Omar Sánchez. FNU Athletic Department has more than 250 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 2013, FNU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
The mission of the Florida National University Athletic Department is to provide assistance within an athletic structure that promotes the development of a well rounded education through structured sport and competition, to develop life skills of discipline, integrity, leadership, philanthropy and social responsibility, to elevate ethnic and cultural diversity within the athletic programs, to assure equitable opportunity for all staff and student-athletes, and to make the athletic program a durable source of pride for the student population, student-athletes, alumni, university, and community of FNU.