Tigers Fight Until The End
On day two of Concordia University’s 7th Annual Kick-Off Tournament, Grace Volleyball started against the Mount Vernon Nazarene Cougars. The Tigers fought hard but came up short going 0-3 in the first match. Final reported scores were 6-25, 12-25, 9-25. Amy Leszinske led the Tigers with 17 digs against the hard hitting Cougar front line. Mount Vernon would go on to be the undefeated Tournament Champions.
Grace came out strong against the Crimson Wave of Rochester College to wrap up tournament play. With long rallies and great defense, Grace recorded their highest scores of the tournament while dropping a well-fought match 0-3. Game scores were 15-25, 21-25, 14-25. Aubree Domsic dished out 16 assists for the Tigers.
“We saw a lot of great things from our team this weekend. Playing against such high-level competition really pushed us to dig deep and play together,” Head Coach Becky Karsten shared, “Our girls fought to the end of each game and are motivated to keep improving. We have seven days of practice to capitalize on what we learned as we anticipate our next match in Chicago on September 6th.”
Players and Coaches want to give a special shout out to all the friends and family that made the drive to offer their support. It was great to see a touch of home on the road.