This weekend the Cyclones hosted the Region Tournament, as they earned the #1 seed in conference play. Friday the Cyclones faced M-State Fergus Falls and defeated the Spartans 3-0; 25-17, 25-23, 25-17.
Ridgewater was the next opponent on Saturday and the Cyclones battled a 5 set win over the Warriors; 25-21, 22-25, 25-12, 23-25, 15-8. The Cyclones go on to the NJCAA National Tournament in Rochester, MN on November 10-11.
Regiona All-Tournament Team for the Cyclones include Kalli Mathiasen, sophomore setter from St Cloud Apollo, who ran the offense with 88 set assists, 3 service aces and 24 digs, and Kyra Harvey, sophomore outside hitter from Sauk Rapids, who scored 21 kills. Kalie Jergens, sophomore outside hitter from Becker, earned Region Tournament MVP with a total of 43 kills, 5.38 per set. Coach Heidi Smith earned Region Coach of the Year.
Link to National Tournament details: http://www.rochsports.org/njcaavolleyball