Miami, Nov. 1, 2017 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) women’s volleyball team, the Lady Sharks, have once again won the coveted Southern Conference District Championship.
After their recent win against Indian River State College on Oct. 17, the team is now 24-0, 6-0 in conference play and number one in Florida and the nation. The team will travel to Bradenton Nov. 3-5, looking for yet another victory at the 2017 FCSAA State Volleyball Tournament. Click here for live coverage.
Several players have received special recognition throughout the season for their performance, including Sun Wenting, who was named Player of the Week at the Southern Conference. Player Massiel Matos was named NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Volleyball Player of the Week on Oct. 31, and player Camila Hernandez made the Dig 25 Club after facing Polk State College on Oct. 21. Players Thais De Castro Andrade and Tiziana Baumrukova received nominations for honors.
This season’s victories mirror the team’s outstanding performance last year, when they wrapped up a stellar undefeated post season by bringing home their ninth NJCAA Volleyball National Championship title.
The NJCAA Volleyball National Tournament is Nov. 16-18.
MDC’s Department of Athletics prides itself in the sponsorship of academic development and promotion of sports. MDC teams have earned a total of 33 NJCAA national titles, including 13 in women’s sports.
The intercollegiate athletic program at MDC works in partnership with its dynamic, multi-cultural community to provide accessible and high-quality guidance and direction by keeping the needs of the student-athlete at the center of all decision-making. Go Sharks!
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