October 12, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
ETSU252523263
Mercer152325241
ETSUTeam StatsMER
.312Hitting Pct..214
60Kills54
17Errors23
138Total Attacks145
56Assists52
8Aces7
56Digs56
12.0Blocks7.0
ETSULeadersMER
Leah Clayton - 15
KillsRoberta Todd - 15
Alyssa Kvarta - 51
AssistsMaddie Nunley - 45
Marija Popovic - 4
AcesMegan Smith - 3
Marija Popovic - 15
DigsAmber Gibson - 14
Mariah McPartland - 7
BlocksPaige Alsten - 3
Alexia Morey - 3
Brittany Major - 3
October 13, 20181st2nd3rdFinal
ETSU2525253
The Citadel1921190
ETSUTeam StatsCIT
.210Hitting Pct..126
44Kills31
19Errors17
119Total Attacks111
41Assists31
3Aces3
52Digs43
4.0Blocks6.0
ETSULeadersCIT
AJ Lux - 14
KillsSharlissa De Jesus - 10
Alyssa Kvarta - 35
AssistsMegan Fuhr - 26
Alyssa Kvarta - 2
AcesMegan Fuhr - 1
Sharlissa De Jesus - 1
Caricia Rodriguez - 1
Marija Popovic - 16
DigsCaricia Rodriguez - 12
Mariah McPartland - 3
BlocksSarah Dobrich - 4
ETSU hits the road for two SoCon matches
ETSU hits the road for two SoCon matches
Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Bucs will play Mercer on Friday and The Citadel on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2018) – The Bucs hit the road for two SoCon matches this weekend. ETSU will take on Mercer on Friday, Oct. 12 at 6:00 p.m. before traveling to Charleston, S.C. on Saturday, Oct. 13 to take on The Citadel at 6:00 p.m.

LINKS:

ETSU at Mercer | SoCon Digital Network | Live Stats

ETSU at The Citadel | WatchESPN |  Live Stats

LAST TIME OUT: ETSU concluded their non-conference portion of their schedule after hosting High Point in a mid-week matchup. After being down two sets, the Bucs battled back to force a fifth set, but fell to the Panthers 3-2.

SERIES HISTORY:

ETSU vs. Mercer: This will be the 24th meeting in program history. ETSU holds an 18-5 all-time record against the Bears.

ETSU vs. The Citadel: This will be the 20th meeting in program history. The Bucs have yet to lose a match against the Bulldogs, as they have a 19-0 record.

A LOOK AT ETSU: ETSU now has sole possession of first place in the SoCon standings. The Bucs are 16-5 overall record and are 5-1 in the SoCon. As a team, ETSU is first in blocks, kills, assists, hitting percentage, as well as holding their opponents to just a .167 hitting percentage. Braedyn Tutton (Courtice, Ontario) is second in the SoCon with a .350 hitting percentage. She also leads the SoCon in blocks. Marija Popovic (Belgrade, Serbia) is first in the SoCon in digs and also ranked sixth nationally in total digs. Leah Clayton (Danville, Va.) is first in the SoCon in kills and is also ranked nationally. She’s 13th in points and 16th in total kills. In overall stats, Alyssa Kvarta (Crown Point, Ind.) is ranked second in the SoCon, behind Samford’s Taylor Anderton. Kvarta is also 11th in the nation in total assists.

A LOOK AT MERCER: Mercer enters Friday’s match with a 9-9 overall record and is 2-5 in the SoCon. They earned their second win last night against The Citadel. Paige Alsten leads the Bears in kills and is also fourth in the SoCon in kills and hitting percentage. Maddie Nunley is also fourth in assists. Alsten and Alexia Morey lead the Bears in blocks and Emilee Wissmach is their libero.

A LOOK AT THE CITADEL: The Citadel comes into Saturday’s match with an 8-10 overall record and 3-4 SoCon record. They lost back-to-back matches against Mercer and Samford, but they do have wins over Chattanooga, Western Carolina, and UNCG. Sharlissa De Jesus is second in the SoCon in kills and third in service aces. Sarah Dobrich has also been an impressive blocker for the Bulldogs throughout the season.

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