Monaca, PA - The Johnson & Wales University volleyball team claimed third place at the 2017 Penn State Beaver USCAA Volleyball Classic on Saturday, defeating Christendom in straight sets, 25-15, 25-17, 25-18.
Johmillet Berrios earned All-Tournament honors for the Wildcats (3-4), finishing with seven kills and a team high 12 digs against Christendom to help pace the team.
"I'm very encouraged by our play this weekend," said head coach Callie Phillips. "We held our own in a USCAA tournament and improved our overall performance. We look forward to our home opener on Tuesday."
Johnson & Wales finished 2-1 at the eight-team event and will look to continue its momentum on Tuesday when it hosts Allen University. The Wildcats will be looking to avenge last week's five-set loss to the Yellow Jackets in Columbia, SC. Play is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at the Wildcat Center.