Co-Rec Volleyball Special Spring 2008

Kaboom

Krista Bun, Henry Chang, Danny Chin, Kathryn Dinsdale, Onyemaechi Duru,
Matthew Eng, Alexandra Fanuele, Emily Pilgrim, Peter Trenh

Championship Game Summary
Kaboom 2, Absolut Come Back 1

The 2008 volleyball special came to a close with a very competitive final between Kaboom, last year’s champion, and Absolut Come Back. Kaboom came up huge with a three-game victory to capture the championship. In the 1st game, Kaboom and Absolut demonstrated why they reached the final. Kaboom jumped out 4-2 behind great teamwork between Matt Eng and Onye Duru. Absolut then went on the offensive, building an 8-4 lead behind six straight serves by Gordon Hoang. The rest of the game was equally as competitive until Absolut had its first chance to put a dent in this match. With Absolut up 14-10, Kaboom survived game point and ripped off five consecutive points behind Danny Chin's consistent serving and defense. Kaboom closed out the first game 16-14. The second game was much different. Behind solid play from Betsy Devine, Max Giang and Tarik Joyner, Absolut jumped all over Kaboom 10-3. The teams traded points before Absolut took the game 15-7. The rally-scoring third & deciding game saw a 5-5 stalemate for the first 10 points. Matt Eng stepped up with five straight service points, backed by kills from Alex Fanuele, Chin and Duru. Kaboom kept up the intensity with flawless, hustling defense led by Kat Dinsdale. Matt Eng closed out the match with a kill and a 20-11 victory. 

Absolut Come Back

Alice Chen, Pei-Chun Chen, Ildo Correia, Yena Crichlow, Elizabeth Devine, Max Giang, Gordon Hoang, Tarik Joyner, Briann Velazquez