Crimson Wave Athletics
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Ave. Whiting, IN 46394
The Crimson Wave came out strong taking the first set 25-14, controlling the momentum of the match. The Redhawks put up a fight in set two but the Crimson Wave came out on top taking the set 25-20.
After taking a 2-0 lead in the match and using the strong momentum the Crimson Wave breezed through the third set 25-9.
The Crimson Wave were led by 11 kills from McKenzie Pantana, 8 kills from Nicole Gill and 7 and 6 kills from Sophie Kessler and Monique LaForce. Rachel Eizenga tallied 18 assists while Catheryne Wright earned 13 assists.
CCSJ is now 2-3 overall this season and will compete at the Missouri Valley College Invitational this weekend where they will play two non-conference matches on Friday and two on Saturday.
The Crimson Wave will open its 2014 campaign at the Concordia University Kick-off tournament on August 22nd and 23rd. The Crimson Wave will compete in four non-conference invitationals including the 8th annual Crimson Wave Invite on October 17th and 18th.
The Crimson Wave will be on the road for 20 dates this season including 10 CCAC conference dates. The Crimson Wave will have 8 home dates this season. The Crimson Wave will open at the Rittenmeyer Athletic Center against the CCAC’s University of St. Francis.
The Crimson Wave will face Trinity Christian College on September 11th in the first CCAC game on the road. Trinity Christian is the lone opponent from the final NAIA Coaches' Poll of 2013.
“We are looking to the build on last year’s success. We have a great schedule that will allow us to prepare for conference and put us in a position to reach the post season again. The CCAC is a tough conference so early preparation is a must.” Said head coach Stephanie Zimny
The Crimson Wave finished last season 10-28 overall and 6-12 in the CCAC making the post season for the first time in program history.