October 27, 2012

UMM Volleyball team YSCC CHAMPIONS!

The Clippers entered the tournament in second place, behind the undefeated team from New Hampshire Tech.  UMM faced fellow Maine team Unity in the semi-final match.  Unity took the first set of the match 22-25 before UMM came back to take the next 3 sets of the match, 25-22,25-15,26-24 to win the semi-final match and advance to the finals against NHTI.  In the championship match UMM faced NHTI, a team they had lost to twice in regular season.  UMM came ready to play, and defeated NHTI in 3 straight sets.  UMM won the first set 25-23, they dominated the second set 25-10 and came away with the championship trophy after winning the third set 25-22.

UMM had three players make the tourney team, Seniors Elisa Boyd, Jamyriah McPherson and Sophomore Heather Leonard all made the tourney team.  Jamyriah McPherson was voted best offensive player of the tournament and Elisa Boyd was voted MVP of the tournament.

Congratulation to the lady clippers and the great season that they had.