St. Ursula Academy captured their second consecutive Three Rivers Athletic Conference varsity volleyball tournament title by downing archrival Notre Dame Academy in four sets at the University of Findlay’s Croy Gymnasium on October 11, 2012 in Findlay, Ohio.

The Lady Arrows (20-1) were edged out in the opening set 25-23 by the Lady Eagles (15-7) but rebounded to win the next three games (25-17, 25-19, 25-14) to take home the championship trophy for a another year.

St. Ursula, currently ranked as the No. 2 team in Division I according to this week’s Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association poll, also finished on top in the regular season standings going a perfect 7-0 in TRAC conference play. The Lady Arrows , who were the state champions in 2010 and finished as the state runner-up last year, have compiled an impressive 76-3 record since the start of the 2010 season.

The only two seniors on the team, Katie McKernan and Maddie Bernham, combined for 29 kills.  Defensive standout sophomore Maurissa Leonard recorded 24 digs.

Notre Dame advanced to the TRAC title game by upsetting No. 4 Findlay in the semifinals in four sets. St.Ursula defeated unranked Central Catholic in four games in the other semifinal match that was played on October 8.

The Lady Arrows JV and freshman teams also won both their respective TRAC tournament and regular season volleyball titles.