WNCC volleyball team moves into 5th place match at national tournament

Cougars pick up straight sets win over Central Wyoming on day two of nationals.
NBC Nebraska News at 6
Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 9:03 PM CST
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West Plains, Mo. (KNEP) - The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team move to 2-1 at the NJCAA National Volleyball Tournament in West Plains, Missouri.

Cougars opened tournament play on Thursday with a win over Blinn in four sets and then a loss to Missouri State-West Plains.

WNCC in consolation round play Friday, picking up a straight sets win over Region IX foes Central Wyoming (25-22, 25-16, 25-12).

Jenna Curtis and Ale Meoni leading the way for Cougars. Curtis finishing with 10 kills and 17 digs while Meoni finishing with 15 kills in the win. Shanelle Martinez chipped in with 20 digs.

Western Nebraska will wrap up national tournament play Saturday taking on Salt Lake Community College in the 5th Place Match. Two teams played earlier in the season with Salt Lake earning a five set win.

NJCAA National Volleyball Tournament

Day Two Scores

Florida SouthWestern def Missouri State-West Plains (3-0) 25-16, 25-20, 26-24 ///// National Semi-Finals

Miami Dade def Indian Hills (3-0) 25-22, 25-21, 25-13 ///// National Semi-Finals

Western Nebraska def Central Wyoming (3-0) 25-22, 25-16, 25-12 ////// Consolation Round

Salt Lake Community College def Trinity Valley (3-0) 25-20, 25-18, 25-14 /////// Consolation Round

Utah State Eastern def Wallace State (3-0) 25-15, 25-19, 25-18 ///// Consolation Round

Blinn College def Northeastern JC (3-2) 29-27, 20-25, 25-22, 14-25, 15-12 ////// Consolation Round

Seward County def Eastern Arizona (3-0) 25-15, 26-24, 25-22 /////// Consolation Round

New Mexico Military def Monroe College (3-1) 24-26, 25-15, 25-9, 25-13 /////// Consolation Round

New Mexico Military def Seward County (3-1) 14-25, 30-28, 25-22, 25-16 ///// Consolation Round

Utah State Eastern def Blinn College (3-1) 16-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-19 ////// Consolation Round

Day Three Championship Schedule (Saturday November 19)

#1 Florida SouthWestern vs #6 Miami Dade ///// Championship

#2 Indian Hills vs #5 Missouri State-West Plains ////// 3rd Place Match

#3 Salt Lake Community College vs #4 WNCC ////// 5th Place Match (12:30PM MST)

#7 Trinity Valley vs #9 Central Wyoming //////// 7th Place Match

#8 Utah State Eastern vs #10 New Mexico Military //////// 9th Place Match