Volleyball Ends Season With Win

Andrew Dickinson

The women’s volleyball team ended their season on a good note when they defeated Stevens Technical School 3-0 on Tuesday, Oct 7.

Bucks, a member of the Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference, lost to Stevens Tech earlier this season, making this win all that much sweeter.

“This win over Stevens was really good because it showed how much progress we’ve made this season,” head coach Charles Burrage said.

Although the team finished the season with a 3-10 record, Coach Burrage considers the season a success.

“We started the season with ten girls, only three of whom had ever played competitive volleyball prior to this year,” Burrage said. “Of the eight girls we finished the season with, only one had prior competitive experience. This was a learning year.”

This was Burrage’s fourth season coaching the team and he said he is happy with the way the program is developing.

“I was really proud of the dedication and desire all the girls showed this year. They all stayed committed to practice and coming to games,” Burrage said. “That is an important part of the game and it really helps when you get to play with the same people week after week. At the end of the year, we were really playing like a team.”

There is no women’s volleyball during the spring semester, however, the team will begin holding conditioning and workout sessions in early April. In addition to April workouts,

“We also practice for about a month in the summer and that leads us right up to the start of the season [in addition to April workouts],” Burrage said.

When asked about next season, Coach Burrage seemed confident.

“We’re expecting to have some players returning and that is always a big help. I think this team made great strides this season and I’m happy that they stuck with it,” Burrage said. “They picked up a lot of the volleyball basics that help form the foundation of a good team. We’re just gonna keep trying to get better year after year.”

Everyone is welcome to come to the pre-season workouts or join the team next year.

“We only will make cuts if we absolutely have no room for more people,” Burrage said.

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