UVU volleyball: Wolverines sweep their way to Great West tournament championship
"We've had some really good teams in the past but it's taken us four years to finally claim this championship," added Atoa. "We knew this would be a challenge with a young team, but we believed in ourselves and we got it done."
The Wolverines, who are set to join the WAC in 2013, leave the GWC on top with a shared regular season title and its first tournament championship.
Though the conference tournament has culminated, the Wolverines still have one more regular season match on their schedule. UVU will be back in action Tuesday night as it makes the short trip up University Parkway to face the 13th-ranked Cougars of BYU. That match, which will air on BYUtv, tips off at 7 p.m. at BYU's Smith Fieldhouse and will conclude the 2012 season for the Wolverines.
2012 Great West Conference All-Tournament Team
McKenna Tait, Utah Valley
Camilla Tinari, NJIT
Victoria Weatherly, Houston Baptist
Erica Nish, Utah Valley
Diara Reynolds, Texas-Pan American
Heather Leaverton, Houston Baptist
Brookelyn Hall, Utah Valley
Kellen Hiser is sports information assistant at Utah Valley University. For more information on Wolverine athletics, visit WolverineGreen.com.
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