Fourth at Nationals
The Phoenix College Bears finished fourth in
the 2007 NJCAA Division II National Championship Tournament.
On the opening day of the tournament, PC defeated
McHenry County College 3-1 and then battled to a 3-2 victory
over Illinois Central. Phoenix opened play on day two against
the defending national champions Kishwaukee in the semifinals.
Kishwaukee earned a spot in the title match once again with
a three-game shutout of eh Bears.
On Saturday night, the Bears faced off against
Southwestern Illinois in the third place match. Southwestern
Illinois proved to be too strong for PC, which fell in three
straight. Lisa Doremus and Rita Gonzalez earned All-Tournament
Team honors. Doremus averaged 3.0 kills and 3.75 digs per
game, while Gonzalez averaged over 10 assists per game.