The men’s and women’s intramural volleyball championships were held on Sunday night at the Shippensburg University’s Recreational Center as team Puzzles and team Look Up looked to capture the men’s crown while team Balls of Fire and team Blair Hits Project duked it out for the a chance at the coveted intramural crown.
In the women’s matchup, Blair Hits Project, which was led by captains Sara Bresinger and Julie Frye, dominated throughout, capturing two out of three sets.
Meanwhile on the men’s side, team Look Up, led by captains Tyler Rauhauser and Tyler Clemens came back after a first set loss and stunned Puzzles by winning the next two sets and the title.
During the first set, Adam Zinger, of team Puzzles, sparked enthusiasm in his teammates with his effort on a diving play. The added enthusiasm provided the momentum it needed as Puzzles beat Look Up, 25-18.
However, Look Up made its comeback in the second round. They beat Puzzles 25-23. The decisive round and the championship went to Look Up after a nail-biting set.
Rauhauser said the team came together at the end of the match.
“It was definitely a nice redemptive game,” Rauhauser said.
With the volleyball season wrapped up, the focus turns to the street hockey season. The season ends Tuesday with contests held at the rink by the recreation softball fields.
Playoffs will be held this week to determine the intramural champion. Early favorite is team We Always get it Up.