Tampa, FL – The Hillsborough Community College (HCC) volleyball team claims the top spot in Florida according to the latest Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) volleyball preseason coaches poll. The HCC Lady Hawks also rank third in the nation on the latest NJCAA Division I volleyball preseason poll.
“It’s an honor to start there,” said Coach Larkin. “Staying there is what is important.”
The Lady Hawks ended their 2015 season 34-6. They look forward to defending their state title as 2015 FCSAA State Champions and heading back to nationals.
Sophomore setter and captain Briana Stowell added, “This group is willing to put the work in and put the team first. We are all pumped up for the season to begin.”
The HCC volleyball season begins on August 26, 2016 with the HCC Kickoff Classic Tournament on the HCC Dale Mabry Campus.
Hillsborough Community College serves over 45,000 students annually at its five campuses located throughout Tampa Bay. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.