Volleyball overcomes for win1 min read

Li Wei Shih, Staff Writer

De Anza College women’s volleyball Dons defeated City College of San Francisco Wednesday, Oct. 30.

De Anza scored four points within the first few minutes of the game with CCSF trailing close behind.

De Anza won the first set 25-20.

De Anza scored the first point in the second set, leading CCSF 8-4 after eight minutes.

Ten minutes later, the score was 10-10 and CCSF started to outplay De Anza. The Dons lost the second set 25-20.

In the third set, De Anza struck down on CCSF and won cheers from spectators.

At the beginning, CCSF was ahead 9-1. After a quick rest, De Anza had a change of pace.

The Dons’ score started to climb from 1 to 10, which later tied CCSF 10-10. De Anza then surpassed CCSF and regained the lead, winning the third set 25-18.

“I think De Anza played really well,’’ said Marco Rivera, a fan who came to support De Anza.

“They played phenomenal,” said Jila Malek, De Anza’s assistant coach. “We had mental toughness when we had a low score, but our strength was pulling out of the gutter and coming together as a team.’’