COTR women’s volleyball team returns from exhibition tournament

Women's Avalanche hope to build off of preseason experience.

The College of the Rockies women’s Avalanche volleyball team returned from a tournament in Red Deer sporting a win and four losses in exhibition action.

The ladies played five games in the annual Wildrose Classic to tune up for Pacwest league play that starts in October.

The Avs lost in straight sets to the Red Deer Queens of Red Deer College in two separate matches, while the NAIT Ooks earned a straight-set victory as well.

University of Alberta—Augustana Campus squeaked out a win as the Avalanche fought took them to a third tie-breaking set.

The lone win came against the Concordia Thunder, as the Avalanche won the match 25-13, 21-25, 18-16.

Both the men’s and women’s team will be playing in an exhibition tournament this weekend, as teams come from around the B.C. Interior and southern Alberta to sharpen up in more exhibition play.

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