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Women's Volleyball at Spalding Preview

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University women's volleyball team hits the road for a midweek contest against Spalding on Wednesday. First-service at 4 p.m.

Fontbonne (1-12; 1-3 SLIAC) at Spalding (4-11; 3-3 SLIAC)

When: October 2nd, 2019

Where: Louisville, Ky.

Time: 4 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

A Look At The Griffins

  • Fontbonne picked up its first win on the year after earning a sweep over Eureka this past Friday. The team followed it up with a three-set loss against Greenville and a tough five-set defeat against Blackburn on Saturday.
  • The Griffins set season-high marks in kills (50), assists (45), and digs (70) against the Beavers.
  • On the year, the Griffins are averaging 8.10 kills per set and a .065 hitting percentage.
  • Maura Rabun leads the offense with 86 kills and a .194 hitting percentage.
  • Rae Andrews has recorded three double-doubles in the last four games and upped her kill total to 59 on the season. Emma Seiz, meanwhile, totaled 47 kills thus far and a team-high 18 blocks.
  • Setter Jill Reando averages 4.93 assists per set.
  • Libero Megan Schaller recorded a career-high 36 digs against Blackburn which pushed her season total to a team-high 183.

A Look At The Spalding Golden Eagles

  • The Golden Eagles are coming off a 1-2 showing at MacMurray this past weekend. The team fell in five-sets against Iowa Wesleyan and were swept by Westminster, though they closed out the quad with a four-set victory over host MacMurray.
  • On the season, the Golden Eagles rank sixth in the conference with 10.18 kills per set.
  • Individually, freshman Savannah Kruse owns a team-high 134 kills and a .152 hitting percentage.
  • Cassie Jones and Samantha Robinson have totaled 117 and 110 kills, respectively.
  • Setter Mya Summers averages 8.31 assists per set.
  • Defensively, the Golden Eagles rank fourth in the SLIAC with 17.37 digs per set. Sarah Richards leads the group with 216.

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