The team won the NWAC championship in 1979 and has earned seven league titles (most recent in 2018) and five top four finishes (most recent in 2018).
Volleyball bows out of NWAC Tournament
Hooper, Brown named All-Region; Gardner selected as NWAC AVCA All-American
TACOMA -- Edmonds College volleyball went 1-2 at the NWAC Championship Tournament in Tacoma and saw their season come to an end. The Tritons won a thriller over Linn-Benton 3-2 before losing to Pierce College 3-0 and Highline College 2-0. It was another successful campaign for the program. Edmonds ended the season 28-14 and made their fourth straight trip to the postseason.
Three players were selected as NWAC North Region All-Stars as announced by the conference at the banquet Wednesday night. Sophomores Sadie Gardner and Haylee Hooper were first-team picks, and freshman Danika Brown made the second team. NWAC Volleyball All-Stars > >
Gardner, Hooper, and Ludwig made the All-Star Games on Sunday, November 24. Gardner, a stud outside hitter, was selected as an AVCA NWAC Third-Team All-American. It is the second straight year a Triton volleyball sophomore has been honored to the six-person All-American Team. Last year Michelle Dmitruk was the first Triton to ever make the list. AVCA NWAC All-Americans > >
Volleyball spoils Whatcom's perfect league record on sophomore night
LYNNWOOD -- Edmonds College volleyball is peaking at the right time. The Tritons celebrated four sophomores in Seaview Gym on November 6, and put a cap on the season with a 3-0 sweep of division leader Whatcom CC. The win spoiled the Orcas chance at a perfect league record in 2019 -- something Edmonds did one year ago.
The Tritons finished 27-12 and 9-3 in North Region play, ending on a five-game win streak. The 2019 NWAC Championship Tournament starts on Thursday, November 21 at the Tacoma Convention Center. Edmonds is the No. 2 seed from the North and will face Linn-Benton CC (27-10, 13-3 South), the No. 3 seed from the South Region. First serve is set for 2 p.m. It is the fourth consecutive trip to the postseason for the program under Tony Miranda. Edmonds College Tritons Blogspot: Volleyball opens NWAC Championships in Tacoma > >
The four sophomores who played in their final home match are Audree Weekes, Payton Ludwig, Haylee Hooper and Sadie Gardner. The past two years they've gone 59-20 overall, including 21-3 in North Region action. The two year stretch will go down in program history as one of the most successful ever.
Dmitruk Named AVCA All-American
Sophomore outside hitter Michelle Dmitruk (Everett, Wash.) has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association's Two-Year College All-American team. Dmitruk, who was tabbed as the NWAC North Region MVP, and who was also selected to the NWAC All-Tournament Team, landed on the AVCA Third-Team All-American list.
Dmitruk led the Tritons to the North Region title and a 4th place finish at the NWAC Tournament. She averaged the most kills per set in the region. Dmitruk also received the NWAC Academic Excellence Award for her efforts in the classroom. Link to the AVCA website
An effective but unorthodox star leads Edmonds College volleyball
Michelle Dmitruk, a Cascade High School alumna, didn't take a traditional path to success. Dmitruk, a 5-foot-10 sophomore, is the top player for an Edmonds team that is 29-6, went undefeated in the North Region, and carries the No. 4 ranking in the NWAC coaches poll into the NWAC tournament, which takes place Thursday through Sunday at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. The Tritons open the double-elimination tournament against West Region No. 4 Tacoma at 2 p.m. Thursday.
Dmitruk latest Triton Volleyball player to nab NWAC Offensive Player of the Week honor
Michelle Dmitruk was bestowed the honor of NWAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week on October 25. The sophomore outside hitter from Cascade High School was very efficient hitting, had solid passing despite being targeted by both of the Tritons' opponents, and also played stellar defense. Against Shoreline (Oct. 15) and Olympic (Oct. 17) she also added five aces.
Along with the conference award, she was also selected as the North Region Offensive Player of the Week. Teammate Kendall Broschat earned NWAC Player of the Week on October 11. Read More > >
Triton volleyball claims NWAC Crossover Championship, wins North opener
Edmonds College volleyball ripped off their seventh win in a row on Friday, September 21 when they topped Shoreline CC in straight sets (25-18, 25-23, 25-19) to open NWAC North Region play. Michelle Dmitruk led the attack with 17 kills; Sadie Gardner added 15 kills. Four Tritons recorded double digit digs: Emalee Jordan (15), Gardner (14), Heather Goodman (12), Dmitruk (10).
Edmonds (18-6) earned five wins to stay perfect at the NWAC Crossover Tournament in Gresham, Ore. September 14-15. The Tritons took the Championship, which was hosted by Mt. Hood CC. Sophomore outside hitter Michelle Dmitruk was named the Tournament MVP. Emalee Jordan (Meridian, Idaho), Sadie Gardner (Vernal, Utah), and Haylee Hooper (Auburn, Wash.), also garnered recognition as they were named to the All-Tournament Team (pictured left-to-right).