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Islanders volleyball readies for Baylor in NCAA Tournament – Riverside, California

Riverside, California 2021-12-02 01:10:10 –

The Islanders have participated in the NCAA Volleyball Tournament twice in a row, the fourth in program history.

Corpus Christi, Texas — Participating in the NCAA tournament with seven consecutive victories, the Texas A & M Corpus Christi Women’s Volleyball Program will take part in the 64th round 5th Baylor at the Ferrell Center at 7pm Thursday.

A & M-Corpus Christi (19-9, 13-1 SLC) has been more than a month old since their last defeat on October 25th. In the last seven games, the Islanders have dropped only two sets.

The Islanders won 6 out of 7 sets at the Southland Conference Tournament, repeatedly as champions and won automatic league bids for the NCAA tournament. A & M-Corpus Christi has won both regular season and tournament titles this year.

Junior Carissa Burns, the winner of the SLC Libero of the Year in a row, leads the nation with an average number of excavations per set of 6.51. She has been selected as an SLC Tournament MVP and has three all-conference selections.

Burns is one of A & M-Corpus Christi’s five all-conference winners, including Junior Face Panhans, Player and Setter of the Year, Senior Rachel Young, Senior Monteswigase, and Freshman Kindal Pain. .. Young and Payne have also been nominated for the All Tournament Team.

The Islanders have seven student athletes who played against San Diego in the NCAA tournament last season. This includes Burns, Panhans, Young, Wigase, Senior Angel Ferrand, Senior Julia Carter, and sophomore Elleritell.

This will be the seventh meeting between A & M-Corpus Christi and Baylor (20-5, 14-2 B12). The Islanders are aiming for their first win in the series, but have won the set in three of the six games. The last meeting was defeated 3-1 on August 27, 2016.

A & M-Corpus Christi is hosting the fourth NCAA tournament in school history. Earlier shows opposed the 10th Texas A & M in 2015, the 8th Washington in 2016, and San Diego in 2020.



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