The Miami Dade College Lady Sharks volleyball team hosted rival and conference opponent Broward College this evening inside the Shark Tank. The Lady Sharks dominated in each set and defeated the Seahawks 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, and 25-10). This win improves and continues the Lady Sharks record to 17-0; MDC is now 2-0 in conference play.
Earlier this week Lady Shark Massiel Matos was named player of the week after putting on a show this past weekend at the Hillsborough Community College Tournament. During the tournament she averaged 3.8 kills, 3.0 digs, 1.5 service aces, and 5.6 points per set (13 total sets). Alongside Matos was her teammate Thais De Castro Andrade who also shined. De Castro made the Region 8's 25-Dig Club with 28 digs versus Hillsborough Community College on Friday, September, 29 2017. In addition, teammate Tiziana Baumrukova was a nominee for the NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Volleyball Setter of the Week.
During the two day tournament at Hillsborough CC the Lady Sharks went 5-0. On Friday, September, 29 2017 the Lady Sharks faced the College of Central Florida (3-0) and Hillsborough Community College (3-1). On the following day the Lady Sharks went 6-0 in sets defeating the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (3-0) and San Jacinto College (3-0).
Lady Sharks volleyball has been ranked #1 in the nation since the first week of the NJCAA Div-1 volleyball season.