As students settle into the swing of classes and the school year, fall sports also kick off. Last year, the CSC volleyball team failed to make it into the Rocky Mountain Activities Conference Tournament at the end of the year. The first eight seats in the RMAC continue into the post-season. The Eagles finished No. 11.
The Eagles volleyball team beat South Dakota School of Mines but lost to Black Hills State University
Eagles return home for 2 weekends of RMAC matchups after losing 2 on the road
The Eagles took three of four sets in a close battle against New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, Friday. CSC couldn’t complete the weekend in Colorado, losing to CSU-Pueblo, 3-2. The Eagles fell to 5-7 RMAC and 6-15 overall.
The Chadron State volleyball team began taking donations for the “Barefoot for Barefeet Shoe Drive” fundraiser on Monday for the Barefoot Match, scheduled for Nov. 5 against Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota. The fundraiser was created by the Samaritan’s Feet Foundation in their Youth Volleyball Program.
The Eagles grounded the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks in a swift three-set win at the Chicoine Center Friday, but couldn’t complete the weekend, falling to Adams State University, in three sets, Saturday. CSC is now 5-14, with a 4-6 RMAC record.
The Eagles pulled off another win against South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota, Friday. The win boosted the RMAC standing to 3-4 and their overall record to 4-12, leaving the Hardrockers with a 1-17 record and a RMAC standing of 0-7. The Eagles were unable to sweep the weekend, losing to Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota, in three sets Saturday.
The Eagles rallied to defeat Westminster College, Salt Lake City, in three sets Friday at the Chicoine Center, boosting their RMAC standing to 2-4. CSC then faced No. 8 ranked team in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll, Wayne State College, Tuesday, losing in three sets, dropping another non-conference game. The team’s overall record is now 3-12.
With the RMAC schedule in full swing, the Eagles dropped to a 1-4 conference record, losing to Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, and Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction. CSC showed improvement, but lost both games in five sets. The Eagles were swept by Regis University, Denver on Tuesday.
A consistent offensive performance helped the Eagles split the opening weekend of RMAC play. The Eagles defeated the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, in four sets on Friday, but couldn’t match the strong attack of Metropolitan State University-Denver, losing in four sets on Saturday.