FSCC Volleyball Head to Nationals with Honors

group picture of the FSCC volleyball team celebrating their districts win

After hosting and winning the 1st District Championship in school history, the volleyball team departs after practice today for the NJCAA Division II National Championship in Charleston, West Virginia. Though the team is ranked 3rd in the Nation in the last NJCAA poll, the lady Greyhounds are the #4 seed at the National Championship.

 

The volleyball team heads into Nationals with a record of 30-4 and they square off Thursday at 3:00pm EST vs 13 seeded Waubonsee Community College. If they win that match, they will play again at 7:30pm EST Thursday night. The tournament begins this Thursday, Nov. 21 and ends with the National Championship match on Saturday, Nov. 23rd. More information on how to watch and follow the volleyball team will be sent out in the next couple of days via the Greyhound Athletics Twitter account and various school social media accounts. 

 

Additionally, the team has already earned multiple post season honors among the players and their coach:

Freshman outside hitter Juliana Squire earned the Jayhawk Conference Freshman of the Year, First Team All-Conference and First Team All-District.

Sophomore setter Sophie Mader earned Second Team All-Conference and First Team All-District honors.

Freshman Bailee Swanson earned Second Team All-Conference and Second Team All-District honors.

Sophomore libero Abbie Casper earned Honorable Mention All-Conference and Second Team All-District honors.

Freshman middle blocker Abigail Borough earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors.

Lastly, Head Coach Lindsay Hill was named the Conference Coach of the Year, her first such honor after amassing a record of 233-94 (72% winning percentage) in her 9 seasons at Fort Scott CC and 309-174 overall as a collegiate Head Coach.

 

“I am just so proud of this team.  Since day one, they have worked hard, been great teammates, been servant leaders and it paid off. Saturday was one of the most rewarding and fun days! We are excited to represent Fort Scott at Nationals for the first time in school history" says Head Coach Lindsay Hill.

 

Please help us in wishing congratulations and best of luck to the coaches and student-athletes of the volleyball program today in front of Arnold Arena at 3:15, come help us send off the team!