#1 Florida College 2, #9 Carlow University 0

FINAL SCORE: #1 Florida College 2, #9 Carlow University 0

FIRST SET: 25-12 | SECOND SET: 25-14

LOCATION: Dana Hall, SUNY Canton

TOURNAMENT RECORDS: Florida College 3-0, Carlow University 1-3

ON THE COURT: #1 Florida College used quick spurts and efficient offense to defeat #9 Carlow University in two sets, 2-0 (25-12, 25-14) to improve their record to 3-0 in the pool play portion of the 2014 USCAA Volleyball National Championships.

Both teams were deadlocked at three apiece to begin the first set of the match, however, the Falcons used a 9-3 run to take control of the set and force a Carlow University timeout.  Led by USCAA Volleyball Player of the Year, Malea Kalina, the Falcons recorded 15 kills on 29 total attacks to earn the first set victory, 25-12.

Florida College picked up in the second set right where they left in the first set as they used a 10-1 run to start the set.  Carlow battled back, but could not overcome the deficit and the .536 hitting percentage the falcons used to earn a 25-14 second set and match victory.


  • USCAA Volleyball Player of the Year, Malea Kalina, recorded a game-high 15 kills on 23 total attacks and 4 digs
  • USCAA Second Team All-American, Abilene Rouch, had a game-high 26 assists and 7 digs for Florida College
  • Jessie Tharp recorded a game-high 10 digs for the Falcons
  • Leading the way for Carlow University was junior, Carly Bonk, with 6 kills, 8 digs, 1 blocked shots, and 1 serving ace

PLAYER OF THE MATCH:  Melea Kalina, Florida College

NEXT UP:  Florida College will face #3 Alfred State College in the last pool A game before the start of bracket play at 2:30pm in Dana Hall.  Carlow University finishes pool play with a record of 1-3.