Buccaneers Stay Undefeated in Conference Play With Sweep Over Wharton

WHARTON, Texas – The Blinn College Buccaneers remain undefeated in conference after downing the Wharton County Junior College Pioneers, 3-0, while claiming their 18th win this season in Wharton.

“It’s always hard to get a road win, and I was proud of the team and their grit this evening,” said Kalie Mader, Blinn head coach. “They stayed aggressive the entire match.”

The Buccaneers played a close first set against the Pioneers, but came out on top, 27-25. Blinn went ahead 2-0 in the match after winning the second set, 25-19. The Buccaneers pulled away in the third set with a 25-13 win to take the match and defeat Wharton for the second time this season.

The Buccaneers increased their record to 18-4 and maintain a 6-0 conference record.

The Buccaneers will host the Blinn Tournament on Oct. 6-7 where they will face off against Frank Phillips College at 3 p.m. and Temple College at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6 in the P.E. Building to kick off the first day of the tournament.

Blinn has competed in intercollegiate athletics since 1903 and captured 36 NJCAA national championships since 1987. For more information, visit www.buccaneersports.com.

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