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Preview: Women's Volleyball Wraps Up Week With Two Matches

Preview: Women's Volleyball Wraps Up Week With Two Matches

Women's Volleyball vs. Emmanuel (Mass.) (5-4, 3-0 GNAC)

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Brown & Plofker Gym | Boston, Mass.

7:00 p.m.

Live Stats

Women's Volleyball vs. WPI (10-3, 2-3 NEWMAC)

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Harrington Auditorium | Worcester, Mass.

1:00 p.m.

Live Stats | Video

LAST TIME OUT

  • Emerson started its week out in Worcester over at Clark where the Lions were topped in four sets, 3-1, to drop to 8-7 and 1-4 in the NEWMAC.
  • Some highlights for the Lions included senior Fara Cohen's (Morristown, N.J.) new career high 30 digs and sophomore Grace Tepper (Kensington, Md.) matching her career best 20 kills.

A LOOK AT THE LIONS

  • Tepper continues to power through her second season with 3.61 kills per set (4th) and a total of 184 kills (3rd).
  • Cohen has registered 3.88 digs per set to go with 198 digs and sits seventh and fifth within the conference, respectively and senior Moira Brennan (Glenview, Ill.) has handed out a NEWMAC fifth best 9.37 assists.

ALL TIME SERIES VS. EMMANUEL

  • Emerson and Emmanuel (Mass.) have met 12 times since 2004 with the Lions leading the all-time series 8-4.
  • The last time Emmanuel beat Emerson dates back to September 5, 2014.
  • In last season's meeting on September 30, 2017, Emerson took the 3-0 victory backed by Tepper's 16 kills, a match high 17 digs from Cohen and 31 assists by Brennan.

SCOUTING EMMANUEL

  • Emmanuel holds an overall record of 5-4 and have a 3-0 showing in the GNAC after downing Anna Maria in three sets on Wednesday night.
  • The Saints ended 2017 at 6-22 overall to go with a GNAC record of 4-8.

SCOUTING THE ENGINEERS

  • Through 13 matches, WPI posts a 10-3 overall record with a 2-3 NEWMAC record and most recently topped Mount Holyoke in straight sets on Tuesday.
  • Emerson and WPI faced one another on September 30, 2017 and snagged a 3-0 victory over the Engineers in a season that saw the Engineers finish 10-18 overall and 1-9 in the NEWMAC.
  • Amanda Wetmore hits a blistering .440% to lead WPI and is followed by Colleen Mullins, who averages 2.97 kills per set.
  • Azita Bakhtyari helps out the offense with 9.97 assists per set and is joined with .63 service aces by Kate Ambrien, while the defense is led by 3.64 digs from Suela Miloshi and 1.12 blocks by Kassidy Uthiem.

STAY LIVE WITH THE LIONS