Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Lady Sharks volleyball team once again won the FCSAA State/District championship, recently defeating Polk State College on 3-0. This latest win earned the Lady Sharks a spot to compete at the NJCAA National Tournament held in Hutchinson, KS, Nov. 17-20. The team has 48 state championship wins and 11 national titles.
Sophomore Janelly Ceopa (18 kills, 7 digs, 1 ace) was named Most Outstanding Player in the tournament and named to the All-Tournament Team. Teammates Romina Cornelio, Carolina Takahashi, and Kiaraliz Perez also were named to the All-Tournament team.
MDC’s Department of Athletics prides itself in the sponsorship of academic development and the promotion of sports. MDC teams have earned a total of 35 NJCAA national titles, including 15 in women’s sports. Its student athletes have succeeded everywhere from the professional playing field to the board room. Many MDC sports alumni are members of the halls of fame in their respective collegiate and professional sports. Others are leaders in business and industry.
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