17 Total Quotes

Tom Peterson Quotes

Ivan is an excellent player and this is a great honor for him. This is also a great compliment to the team. Everyone played well and that opened things up for Ivan. He stepped up and was a big part of our attack.
Tom Peterson
#Honor

We're a good offensive team but we passed the ball poorly and we weren't very good with ball control. It was disappointing for a team to come into our house and overpower us like that.
Tom Peterson
#Control

We played very well and played a lot of guys, a lot of guys that need experience. Our one problem tonight was our serving. We served harder but we missed too many.
Tom Peterson
#Experience

We have to go on the road against No. 2 (Cal Irvine) but first is tomorrow night. We have to make sure we're playing better each night. That's who will come out on top, who's playing better at the end.
Tom Peterson
#Night

We need to improve our ball control. We didn't serve well tonight. If we can improve that, we will be better.
Tom Peterson
#Control

The tournament was a good experience. We've been trying to focus on serve and serve receive and to ensure our chemistry and intensity are good over time. I thought we played with chemistry and were consistent for the most part this weekend.
Tom Peterson
#Experience

I think the players are in a pretty good frame of mind. We're confident in our talent and all of that. If we want to put it together, we're very tough for anybody.
Tom Peterson
#Mind

It's crunch time near the end of school, so we gave the guys Friday off.
Tom Peterson
#School

They [UC Irvine] are great because they are consistent and they have a lot of confidence. They have a balanced attack and all of their positions are pretty solid.
Tom Peterson
#Confidence

They have three of the best players in the country. Those three guys are as good as anybody, and when they put it together, they can be great.
Tom Peterson
#Country

Consistency is everything for them. It's the same for us. Some matches we've come out poor the first game and then turned it on, and some matches it's been the other way around.
Tom Peterson
#Consistency

We had some spectacular plays and at other times, the way we played we wouldn't be vying for any kind of championship.
Tom Peterson
#Kind

I think, maybe, they're the best team in the country. They run a very fast offense, and they're very well coached.
Tom Peterson
#Country

He's doing well. He's working hard. Sometimes people say to him, 'You've got all of the experience.' But it's been a couple of years since he played (internationally).
Tom Peterson
#Experience

We need to get better ball control, but we feel we're getting better. The whole team has the perception that we're a different team than even a few weeks ago. We've got a good shot to play well against Long Beach State.
Tom Peterson
#Control

The bottom line is that at critical times, the other team had better ball control. We played a lot better in the second match. We missed six serves in the fifth game and you just can't do that against a team like Hawaii.
Tom Peterson
#Control

It's do or die. We have the ability to rise to the occasion, so we think we have a shot at it. We cannot let anything bother us. We just need to play our game.
Tom Peterson
#Ability