COLUMBIA — The Columbia College women's volleyball team knocked Stephens College out of the American Midwest Conference tournament Tuesday night, defeating the Stars 25-12, 25-14, 25-14 atThe Arena at Southwell Complex.
Setter Paula Ferreira led the Cougars with 25 assists. Outside hitter Kahoriz Feliz had 10 kills and middle hitter Kelly Corkum had seven, contributing to the team's total of 42 kills. Stephens had just 19 kills throughout the match.
In the second set, Columbia College had some trouble with their serves, at one point missing four service rotations in a row. However, despite their service errors, the Cougars still managed eight service aces. Feliz and Elena Berroteran led with two apiece.
The Stars end their season at 9-22. The top-seeded Cougars (35-1) advance to the AMC semifinals. They will host the winner of a match between No. 5 seed Hannibal-LaGrange and No. 4 seed William Woods at 7 p.m. Thursday at Southwell Complex.