Announced today by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC), the Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team was selected as the SCIAC Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 16-22.
Flourishing in the biggest match of the season, Cal Lutheran women's volleyball became the first team in school history to capture an NCAA team title by sweeping Wittenberg University in the NCAA Division III championship match Saturday night at Calvin College's Van Noord Arena.
They say that the third time is the charm and tonight the Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team, in its third NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball National title match appearance, got over the hump and hoisted the championship trophy to represent the first NCAA team title in school history.
The 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball season started with over 400 teams. Now, there are only two left playing for the chance to be crowned National Champions. After semifinal victories on Friday night, Cal Lutheran and Wittenberg will meet in the final.
In a match filled with wild momentum swings, lengthy rallies and more than 400 total attacks, it was two players who played only a few points that turned the tide for the Cal Lutheran women's volleyball team.
Two teams familiar with the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball National Championships met tonight at the Van Noord Arena where Cal Lutheran upended Carthage with a 3-2 (25-21, 25-27, 21-25, 25-22, 15-11) win to avenge an earlier season loss to punch a ticket to the National title match on Saturday evening.
Timeouts are often used to halt an opponent's momentum, discuss strategy or implement a play at a big moment in a match. The Cal Lutheran women's volleyball team uses timeouts for similar reasons. Dancing.
The 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championships at Calvin College was slashed from eight teams to four today. Cal Lutheran is one of those squads advancing to the semifinal matches scheduled for Friday evening at the Van Noord Arena.
The Cal Lutheran women's volleyball team doesn't schedule for wins or to have a gaudy record. The Regals schedule with November in mind. They want to be battle-tested for when the most important matches are played. The experience was beneficial Thursday night as CLU rallied to defeat Bowdoin College 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Championships at Calvin College's Van Noord Arena.
Experience shined through tonight as the seasoned Cal Lutheran volleyball team inched a step closer to realizing a dream with a 3-1 win over Bowdoin at the Van Noord Arena on the campus of Calvin College for the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championships Quarterfinals.