VOLLEYBALL WEEKLY RELEASE - Sept. 9, 2008
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This week's schedule:
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2008 at 7 p.m.
Marriot Jefferson Cup
vs. Appalachian State
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at 4:30 p.m.
Binghmaton at Virginia
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at 1 p.m.
Binghamton vs. Virginia Commonwealth
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at 4:30 p.m.
Up Next: @ Syracuse, Virginia Tournament
The Bearcats will feature a four match-slate this week. The
squad will travel north on I-81 to take on Syracuse of the Big
East on Tuesday night before heading to Virginia for the Marriot
Jefferson Cup this weekend to compete against Appalachian State,
host-Virginia, and Virginia Commonwealth (VCU). Live stats will
be available for all of the contests. Syracuse will also offer
live video of the match at the cost of $5.95 for a 24-hour pass
to Orange All Access at www.suathletics.com
Orange (2-4) hold a 15-2 all-time edge over the Bearcats. The
two teams last meet in Vestal in 2007, with Syracuse winning
3-0. Junior Sarah Morton will be the player to watch for the
Orange, as she is leading the team in kills (2.89/s), hitting
percentage (.343) and blocks (1.11/s).
Appalachian State: This will be the first meeting between the Bearcats
and the Mountaineers. Appalachian State is coming off a second
place finish in the Southern Conference in 2007 but is off to
an 0-6 start this year.
contest will mark the fourth meeting against an ACC opponent
in Binghamtons program history. Binghamton swept Boston
College in 2007 and holds an 0-2 mark against Maryland. The Cavaliers
(4-2) top hitter is junior Lauren Dickson (3.00 k/s).
Virginia Commonwealth: The Rams (3-3) have been paced by Elisa Keuhnel
and Ariel Newman who are averaging 2.45 and 2.44 kills per set,
respectively. The Bearcats won the only meeting in the series
back in 2004.
named to all-tourney team at Pitt Classic; team goes 1-2
posted a 1-2 record at the Pitt Classic this past weekend, getting
swept by both Ohio (22-25, 20-25, 8-25) and Pittsburgh (16-25,
23-25, 21-25) on Friday before defeating Eastern Kentucky 3-0
(25-17, 25-14, 25-14) on Saturday. Sophomore setter Lindsey Mueller (West Bend Wis.) was
named to the all-tournament team, as she posted 3.11 digs and
7.78 assists per set on the weekend. On the season Mueller ranks
second on the team in digs per set (2.67) while also leading
the team in assists (9.94/s). Mueller also achieved her first
double-double of the year with an 18-assist, 12-dig performance
has played the minimum of 18 sets over its first six matches
... Mueller sits second in the conference rankings in assists
per set with 9.94 ... The Bearcats rank second in team assists
in the AE at 11.50 per set and are also second in the conference
in opponent hitting percentage at a .164 clip.
open season by going 2-1 at NAU Invitational
opened its 2008 campaign by taking two of three matches at the
Northern Arizona Invitational this past weekend. The Bearcats
swept both Rutgers and Akron before being stopped by Northern
Arizona in straight sets in the tournament finale. Binghamton
beat Rutgers on Friday night by scores of 25-14, 25-16, 25-11.
The Bearcats next wiped out the Zips of Akron on Saturday with
scores of 25-17, 25-21 and 25-21 before falling to Northern Arizona
(20-25, 14-25, 21-25).