Season Spikes for Women’s Volleyball

September 8, 2011 Melissa Fleckenstein 0

Last season the Women’s Volleyball Team lost in the conference finals to SUNY Cortland 3-1. This season, defeat won’t hold them back. For some players the loss will provide motivation for the coming season. Head Coach Matt Giufre has high expectations for his team and said he is looking forward to this season. He has 10 returning players who “have greatly improved” since last season and six new athletes. According to Giufre, this is invaluable because he is now able to sub out tired players during particularly long and grueling games. Co-Captain Tara Annunziata, a returning player, said the team’s biggest and most unique attribute is that “we gel as a team.” Marissa King, a second-year student and one of the team’s key setters, also spoke of this closeness between teammates and is very excited about this season.[…]