Bears Volleyball claims 3rd in NJCAA DIII National Tournament

This is a picture of the 2019 Brookhaven Volleyball Team at the National Tournament.

The Brookhaven College Women's Volleyball Team capped off their 2019 campaign by earning a 3rd Place finish at the NJCAA DIII National Tournament. In the National Quarterfinals, the Bears defeated Central Lakes in three sets, 25-16, 25-23, and 25-16. In the National Semifinals, the Bears fell to eventual Champion Owens in three sets. In the 3rd Place Match, the Bears outlasted Rochester in five sets, winning the 5th set by a 15-11 score. Sophomore Middle Blocker Laurissa Zavala and Freshman Outside Hitter Yasmin Miller were named to the All Tournament Team. The 2019 season marks the 12th time in the last 16 years that Brookhaven Volleyball and Head Coach Jason Hopkins have advanced to the National Tournament.