Nationally Ranked Saints Open Season on the Road August 22, at Home August 23
Gainesville, FL – The FCSAA ranked #4/NJCAA #16 Santa Fe Saints are ready to kick off the season on Tuesday, August 22 when they travel to FCSAA #2/NJCAA #4 Polk State College for a matchup with the always talented Eagle team. The two teams met in the national semi-finals last season, with Polk finishing third in the nation and the Saints fourth.
First serve Tuesday night is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Santa Fe will open their home portion of the schedule one night later on August 23 at 7:00 p.m. against Lake Sumter State College.
Coach Nick Cheronis returns seven players from the fourth best team in the country a year ago. Leading the way is outside hitter Sterling Williamson, and middle blockers Meagan Irish and Tina Mayberry.
After three years playing in the Mid-Florida Conference, SF is now a member of the Panhandle Conference, joining Florida State College-Jacksonville, Pensacola State College, Gulf Coast State College, and St. John's River State College.
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