The offense coach Kent Clayberg was searching for finally emerged Saturday as the Central College volleyball team claimed third place at the eight-team Augsburg Invitational in Minnesota.
The Dutch lacked spark in Saturday’s opener, as. 15th ranked St. Thomas hammered out a 3-0 win. That put Central in the third-place match against St. Benedict and the Dutch offense found high gear, hitting a sizzling .397 in a 3-0 sweep . Junior Haley Brillhart of Pella had seven kills and four blocks in the win over St Benedict. Defensive specialist Chelsea Grieger, also a junior from Pella was named to the all-tournament team. She had 23 digs against St. Thomas and 27 against St. Benedict. Central’s home and Iowa Conference season opener is Wednesday against Dubuque.