Kalleberg earns Sportsmanship Award
(1st Team All-Region and All-American Nominee Casey Buie)
The women's volleyball team was rewarded for their excellent play this season, by being awarded three players on the All-Region Team. Also announced was that Kayla Kalleberg was given the sportsmanship award and Casey Buie was nominated for All American honors.
After finishing the regular season with a 14-2 overall record, the Tigers earned the second seed in the Region XV tournament. On top of that, three student-athletes were voted to the All-Region Team. Casey Buie and Kayla Kalleberg were named to the first team, while Ariane Datil was named to the 2nd team.
Buie is leading the team in kills this season, with 122 (2.3/g). She has also recorded 27 aces and 19 blocked shots. Kalleberg is in the top three in nearly all categories, including 75 kills (1.42/g), 30 assists, 37 aces, and 57 digs. Datil has 101 kills, 40 aces, and 9 blocked shots.
On top of the All-Region nods, the region's sportsmanship award was given to Kayla Kalleberg. Also, Casey Buie was nominated for All-American. That nomination comes from being one of the top three players within the first team All-Region team.
FIT defeated Orange CC in the first round of the playoffs, and move on to play 3rd seeded Queensborough in the semifinals. The semifinals and finals will be played at Hostos CC and will begin Saturday, October 29th at noon. The other semifinal match will pit top seeded Nassau CC against 4th seeded Suffolk CC.