The Lady Falcons leave their mark at the State Playoffs in Greensboro.
The Lady Falcons received a 4th place seed in the NCISAA State Playoffs. In the first round they faced the defending champions Shannon Forest in a 5 set showdown. Shannon Forest had won the last two state championships and were the 5th seed in the tournament for this year.
The Lady Falcons played extremely well led by Sophomore Shannon Bradley who had 18 kills and 29 digs. Also leading the Falcons was Junior Middle Hitter Taylor Murrmann and Sr. Middle Hitter Hannah Adams. This game marked the 5th time this season the Lady Falcons won a 5 set match. The Lady Falcons only had 30 minutes after their victory before they took on the #1 seed Oakwood.
The Lady Falcons played the best 2 sets of the season beating Oakwood in sets 1 and 2. The 3rd set became a long match ending in a loss to Oakwood 25-22. The 5th set was a very close match all the way to the 12 point when Oakwood managing to win the 5th set 15-12.
This was a truly remarkable year and was a personal best for the team/school since Coach Connor took over the program 4 years ago. The school has embraced this team and their efforts all season long. Volleyball at UFCA is something special and we are continuing a strong Volleyball Program for years to come.