The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team is set to host Hiram College on Wednesday, October 12th at 7:00 p.m. in Horsburgh Gymnasium. Wednesday's match will also serve as the senior night celebration, to recognize the fine accomplishments of the two senior Spartan volleyball players who have given their time and hard work to the program.
Fans can follow all of the action with live stats, with the links available below and on the CWRU women's volleyball schedule page.
Wednesday, October 12th 7:00 PM: http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wvball/2016-17/boxscores/20161012_exyr.xml, while a video webcast is at http://athletics.case.edu/sports/wvball/live
CWRU Spartans (13-5, 1-2 UAA)
The Spartans are eager to return to action after a short break. Led by freshman outside hitter Brianna Lemon and senior co-captain and outside hitter Marian Barton, who average 3.37 and 2.28 kills respectively. Freshman middle hitter Haley Sims also contributes to the attack averaging 2.03 kills per set. Setting for the Spartans is sophomore Shannon Carroll. Carroll records 8.59 assists per set for the Spartan offense. Sophomore libero Karina Bondelid tallies 4.39 digs per set, while Carroll produces 2.55 a set and sophomore defensive specialist Noel Jeansonne adds 2.49 digs per set. Sims and senior co-captain and middle hitter Kayla Pfaff lead the Spartans with 0.86 and 0.64 blocks per set, respectively.
Hiram Terriers (13-5, 2-3 NCAC)
Hiram is currently led by senior outside hitter Marissa Jay who averages 4.58 kills per set and senior defensive specialist Laura Kelly who adds 2.20 kills per set. Senior setter Claire Maier leads the Terriers in assists, averaging 9.82 per set. Defensively, senior defensive specialist Megan Schaefer picks up 4.39 digs per set.
Lemon currently leads all University Athletic Association players with 256 kills and ranks second with 3.37 kills per set…Bondelid currently ranks third in the UAA with 334 digs and fifth with 4.39 digs per set…The Spartans are averaging 11.37 kills per set, 10.51 assists per set and 1.68 blocks per set this season.