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Central Volleyball Third at Augsburg Invitational…Grieger Named All Tournament

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.