UW-WC finishes in 2nd place at WCC State Tournament | By Deb Butschlick

Row 1: Allison Thill Row 2: (L to R) Hanna Karimi, Catherine Tucker, Kayla Schommer, Courtney Peters
Row 3: Asst. Coach Jason Stasinopoulos, Ally Weix, Kayla Boehm, Mikena Wantz, Meghan MacFarlane, Kaytie Lighthizer, Coach Debbie Butschlick. Not pictured Michaella Kunz

Oct. 25, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – The UW-Washington County volleyball team finished its season with the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference State Tournament Runner-Up trophy.

The team played extremely well the entire tournament.  The Lady Wildcats started tournament play as the No. 2 seed.  “We finished pool play with a record of 8 – 2 advancing to the semifinals against UW-Sheboygan,” said coach Deb Butschlick.

Pool Match Wins

Match #1 UW Fox Valley winning 25-7, 25-12

Match #2 UW Waukesha winning 25 – 9, 25 – 15

Match #3 UW Fond du Lac losing 25-14, 25 – 17

Match #4 UW Baraboo winning 25 – 15, 25 – 21

Match #5 UW Marshfield winning 25 – 9, 25 – 15

Both teams played a great semifinal match, according to Butschlick, but the Lady Wildcats came out on top winning 25 – 15, 25 – 21.

“The team came out ready to play, we worked hard for each point, and everything we worked on all season really came together,” she said.  “The team served with accuracy, played a tough defensive game and continued to excel with a fast offense.”

The finals match was against UW-Fond du Lac, the team played its heart out, but was just not able to pull off the win losing 25-15, 25-17.

“The best part of the tournament was everyone was able to contribute to the team with their own special skills,” Butschlick said

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Tournament stats….

                Meghan MacFarlane – 37 kills, serving 37/42 with 11 ace serves and 110 digs.

                Ally Weix – 35 kills, serving 44/49 with 10 ace serves and 105 digs

                Courtney Peters – 37 kills, serving 55/51 with 17 ace serves, 88 digs

                Kayla Schommer – 55/62 serves, with 15 ace serves, 146 assists of kills and 54 digs

                Catherine Tucker – 38/40 serves and 97 digs

                Kayla Boehm – 39 kills and 16 blocks

 

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