The Whittier College Volleyball team finished up their preseason yesterday on Day 2 of the La Verne Invitational. They pulled off the sweep, beating UC Santa Cruz in four sets and the University of Puget Sound in five, putting them 2-1 on the weekend.
Looking to pick up some more preseason wins during their third and final tournament of the season, the Whittier College Volleyball team faced off against No. 24 Pacific Lutheran University in their first match of the La Verne Invitational.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-SCIAC teams for Volleyball were announced Monday and Whittier College saw senior Makenzie Thieme (Corona, Calif.) named to the 2nd Team.
With playoff implications on the line Tuesday night, the Whittier College Volleyball team was unable to protect their home court as the University of La Verne came in and pulled off the four set victory 25-22, 25-27, 25-19, 25-17.
Senior outside hitter Makenzie Thieme (Corona, Calif.) was just named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Offensive Athlete of the Week announced Monday by the conference office.
The Whittier College Volleyball team has had a tough five match stretch over the last two weeks with four of the five going the distance. Tuesday evening the Purple & Gold were tested by the University of Redlands edging the Bulldogs in five 22-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-27, 15-8.
Following a tough five-set thriller against the University of La Verne Friday night, the Whittier College Volleyball team attempted to pull off their second straight upset this time against No. 5 Claremont-M-S inside of the Graham Athletic Center.