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Weekly Preview: Women's Volleyball Gears Up For Packed Week

Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports
Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports

Women's Volleyball vs. Smith

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Brown & Plofker Gym | Boston, Mass.

7:00 p.m.

Live Stats

Women's Volleyball vs. Curry

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Brown & Plofker Gym l Boston, Mass.

7:00 p.m.

Live Stats

Women's Volleyball vs. Castleton 

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Tripp Athletic Center l Dartmouth, Mass. 

2:00pm

Women's Volleyball vs. UMASS Dartmouth

Saturday, Ovtober 13th, 2018

Tripp Athletic Center l Dartmouth, Mass. 

4:00pm

Lions Leaders

  • Grace Tepper (Kensington, Md.) is third in the NEWMAC in kills per set with 3.82 and second in total kills with 248.
  • Fara Cohen (Morristown, N.J.) is fifth in the conference with 249 total digs which is good for 3.83 digs per set, placing her at 10th in the conference in that category.
  • Moira Brennan (Glenview, Ill.) continues her great passing and is 6th in the conference with 9.52 assists per set.

Scouting the Pioneers

  • Smith was victorious in their most recent match, defeating Southern Vermont on October 5th by a score of 3-2.
  • Smith comes into the match holding an overall record of 11-16 and a NEWMAC record of 1-9.
  • Emerson swept the Pioneers in the last meeting at Smith on October 10th, 2017.
  • Emerson owns a 4-1 series lead on the Pioneers, with their only loss coming in five sets in 2013.

Scouting the Colonels

  • Curry's last match resulted in a loss to the Wentworth Leopards on October 3rd.
  • They come into the week with an overall record of 11-18 and a 2-7 CCC record.
  • Last meeting saw Emerson defeat the Colonels 3-0 on October 3rd, 2015.
  • Lexi Pereira leads the Colonels with 2.90 kills per set.  Alexis Bell leads the team in assists with 7.71 per set.

Scouting the Spartans

  • Last time out, Castleton swept both of their matches on October 6th against Eastern Conn. and Conn. College.
  • They currently have a 2-13 record and are 0-4 in the Little East Conference.
  • This is the first meeting between the Lions and the Spartans.
  • The Spartans are led by Shannon Manchester who has 1.52 kills per set and .34 blocks per set.  Brianna Hake has 2.71 assists per set.

Scouting the Corsairs

  • Most recently, UMASS Dartmouth took part in a tri match, going 1-1.  They were victorious over Me. Presque-Isle but fell to Keene State.  Both matches had a score of 3-0.
  • Entering the week, the Spartans carry a 11-17 record and an 0-7 record in the Little East Conference.
  • The Last meeting saw the Lions prevail with a 3-0 victory on October 5, 2011.
  • Nicole Silverman leads the team in kills with 2.82 per set while Riley Thomas leads the team in assists with 5.52 per set.

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