Women's Volleyball


Saints Knock Off #1 Panola; Advance to NJCAA Semifinals

Saints Knock Off #1 Panola; Advance to NJCAA Semifinals

November 17, 2016

Casper, WY – For the second time on day one of the NJCAA National Tournament, the Santa Fe Saints were victorious, this time against the #1 team in the nation Panola College (31-3).  The victory advances the Saints into the final four of the tournament, joining two other teams from Florida: Polk State and Miami Dade, and also Iowa Western CC.

Nadine Williams was again a force for the Saints, recording a game high 19 kills and seven digs.

Santa Fe (19-11) dropped the first set 25-22, but bounced back in a big way to win the next three sets, capping off a historic first day at the NJCAA Tournament.  SF won sets two and three 25-23, and gave themselves a little more breathing room in the fourth set, pulling out a 25-21 win.

Santa Fe will now face Miami Dade College on Friday, November 18 at 8:30 PM EST in a rematch of the FCSAA State Championship game.  Fans can watch live at www.njcaatv.com

A full bracket as well as all other tournament information can be found here: http://njcaa.org/sports/wvball/2016-17/div1/national_championship/index

For complete schedules, stats, and more information please visit www.santafesaints.com