For the first time since 1996, the Grace Bible College Volleyball team will be going to the National Tournament. Seeded 6th, the Tigers open play against the #2 seed Nebraska Christian College, Thursday morning at 9:00am. The tournament in being hosted by Southwestern Christian College in Bethany, OK. “This is an exciting honor for these ladies and well deserved. They have worked hard all year in becoming more of a team and I honestly believe with good health we will be ready to play our best.” Coach Spooner also noted several team members being nominated for ACCA All-American. “Joee Spooner, Naomi Kemper and Laura Melton all were nominated for ACCA All-American awards. We won’t know till the banquet on Friday but it is a tribute to each of these players hard work and their teammates to be recognized and considered for this award. These awards are always reflective of a team contribution”
The team will travel with the GBC soccer team also invited to their own Nationals. “This is tremendous for both teams and we are very grateful to the administration and staff of the college who supports this effort. There are a lot of expenses involved and everyone is making a sacrifice to represent Grace Bible College at this level.” Coach Spooner.