St. Thomas More volleyball 'resilient' in quarterfinal win against Vandebilt Catholic

The Advocate
St. Thomas More volleyball 'resilient' in quarterfinal win against Vandebilt Catholic
St. Thomas More volleyball 'resilient' in quarterfinal win against Vandebilt Catholic

KENNER — The St. Thomas More volleyball team hadn't played Vandebilt Catholic since 2017 before Thursday night, but just looking at the Division II power ratings, Cougars coach Jessica Burke suspected her squad would be similar to the Terriers Fourth-seeded Vandebilt (30-13) and fifth-seeded STM (29-12) were separated by only two-hundredths of a point. Turns out, the slim difference in the power ratings was an excellent indicator of how evenly matched these teams were. The Division II quarterfinal matchup between the Cougars and Terriers didn't go the distance, but STM needed an all-out effort to down Vandebilt in four sets (25-19, 25-27, 28-26, 25-23) at the Pontchartrain Center. The victory

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

What to Read Next