#16 Mesa Volleyball Wins All Four Matches at Scottsdale Tournament

Celebration ensues after the T-Birds finished off the final point in an exciting five-set match against Chandler-Gilbert Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Aaron Webster)
Celebration ensues after the T-Birds finished off the final point in an exciting five-set match against Chandler-Gilbert Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Aaron Webster)

Scottsdale, AZ - What a weekend it was for the #16 Mesa Thunderbirds volleyball team as they won all four matches they played at the Scottsdale Tournament both Friday and Saturday.

Friday saw the T-Birds beat the Arizona Western Matadors in five sets, 29-27, 17-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-9, in their first match in the morning.  Later that afternoon, Mesa defeated Victoria College in four sets, 25-14, 25-18, 26-28, 25-20.

On Saturday, the T-Birds handled the Benedictine University of Mesa JV team with ease, a 3-0 win, 25-19, 25-17, 25-8.  In the final match, the T-Birds defeated the Chandler-Gilbert Coyotes in a five set thriller, 25-18, 24-26, 22-25, 25-18, 15-8.

With the four victories, Mesa improves its record to 8-2 overall.  Though the T-Birds played two conference opponents, all the matches are counted as non-conference wins.  Mesa will play at home this coming Wednesday night against the Ottawa University JV team then they will travel to South Mountain for a Friday matchup, both matches beginning at 7 pm.

 

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