Volleyball shuts out Navarro in first round of regional tournament
11.06.2015 | By Amanda Fenwick
TYLER, Texas — The San Jacinto College volleyball team shut out Navarro College 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-19) in round one of the Region XIV tournament, played Friday, Nov. 6 at Tyler Junior College. San Jac will face host Tyler Junior College at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
San Jacinto College Head Volleyball Coach Sharon Nelson was pleased with the results of the win over Navarro, and was particularly pleased with the overall performance by the team.
“It was just a solid, well-played team win, and I am proud of the effort of every player,” Nelson commented. “Everyone stayed focused and steady throughout the entire set, and each player contributed. We had a lot of blocks, with several blocks being assists, which shows how the players worked well together.”
Erlicia Griffith (Wharton / Wharton High School) had an all-around solid game with 13 kills, 8 blocks, and a .600 hitting percentage. Other key contributors were Manon Geoffroy (Bordeaux, France / Lycee Victor Louis), with 18 digs and 2 service aces; Hannah Baker (Bellville / Bellville High School), with 26 assists; Brianna Moten (Houston / Bellaire High School), with 6 blocks and a .429 hitting percentage; and Samantha McMahon (Deer Park / Deer Park High School), with 10 kills and 4 service aces.
For information about the Region XIV Tournament, including full results and tournament schedule, visit the Tyler Junior College Athletics website. For more information about the San Jacinto College volleyball team, visit sanjacsports.com.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.