Volleyball claims Holiday Inn Express SFA Invitational Tournament crown


Extending their winning streak to eight matches and continuing the best start to a season since 2005 by shutting down a late push by Texas Southern University, the SFA volleyball team bested Texas Southern University inside Shelton Gym Friday afternoon in the first match of the Holiday Inn Express SFA Invitational.

The team faced a much stiffer test when it crossed paths with the University of Tulsa squad that threatened to put an end to SFA's longest winning streak in almost three years. Fortunately, sophomore Corin Evans was present to make sure the Ladyjacks had the power they needed to knock the wind out of the Golden Hurricane.

The Ladyjacks made all the right moves Saturday, improving to 11-1 on the season and capturing the invitational title with a four-set win over Colgate University, following up with a 3-0 triumph over the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in the last game of the invitational.

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