The Shoreline Community College Women’s Volleyball Team open the 2013 season today at Highline Community College in Des Monines, WA in the Highline CC Tournament. SCC plays two “Pool Play” matches today at 1:30pm and 4:30pm. In match one, the Dolphins face Columbia Basin College and then at 4:30pm, SCC faces Northern Region rival, Skagit Valley College. On Saturday, SCC completes pool play against host Highline CC at 10:00am. The tournament then goes into single elimination bracket play to determine the winner at 11:30am, the championship match is schedule for 4:00pm. The other four teams in Pool 2 are: Tacoma CC, Olympic College, Lower Columbia College and Big Bend CC.
SCC goes into 2013 with high hopes, as the Lady Dolphins return 5 of 6 starters from the 2012 team that went 14-20 overall, but were 10-4 in the NWAACC Northern Region and finished 3rd in the region to qualify for the NWAACC Volleyball Championship. SCC won the Northern Region in 2010 and 2011.
After the tournament, the Lady Dolphins will board a plane on Sunday and fly to Peru for a week long tour and games in Lima. The home area of SCC Head Volleyball Coach, Raquel West.