Monaca, PA - The JWU Volleyball Team was back on the court on Saturday for the semifinals of the USCAA Tip-Off Tournament vs University of Cincinnati Clermont. The back and forth contest saw the Wildcats fall in the fifth set, 3-2.
The first two sets were extremely tight, with UCC (5-0) taking set one 25-22 and the Wildcats taking set two 26-24. The Cougars would again gain the upper hand in the third set with a 25-16 win to go up 2-1. The Wildcats came roaring back, dominating set four 25-11. It all came down to the fifth set, as the Wildcats (4-1) battled but fell 15-11.
"We played hard and learned a lot in this match," commented JWU Head Coach Callie Phillips. "We would have liked to have gotten the win, but I really think the lessons we learned today will serve us well in the future. We'll continue to improve."
JWU next travels to Ferrum College on September 3rd for a 7:00 pm tip-off.