Columbia College volleyball advances to NAIA Semifinals

Friday, December 2, 2011 | 8:07 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Columbia College volleyball defeated College of Idaho 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 25-20, 25-22) Friday to advance to the semifinals of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Tournament in Sioux City, Iowa.

After the 12th-seeded Coyotes beat the Cougars in the second set to make things close, the No. 4 seed Cougars came back, winning two straight sets to move on in the tournament. 

Senior Vesna Trivunovic continued her strong performance in the tournament with 15 kills. Serena Jenkins followed close behind with 14 kills.

"Back to back Final Four appearances for @ColumbiaCougars volleyball with a 4set win over C of Idaho!! Concordia, you're next!" assistant coach Andy Mueller (@Ferris_Mueller) wrote via Twitter.

The Cougars will take on the top-seeded Concordia University at 10 a.m. Saturday. The winner of that match will play for the National Championship Saturday night.

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