|October 26, 2018||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
- 12||Kills||Gylian Finch
- 43||Assists||Jaquelyn Langhaim
- 2||Aces||Ally Ford
- 25||Digs||Brenna Everingham
- 9||Blocks||Dani Szczepanski
Sarah Root - 2
|October 27, 2018||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||5th||Final|
AJ Lux - 16
- 57||Assists||Taylor Anderton
- 2||Aces||Taylor Anderton
- 32||Digs||Grace Tiesman
- 8||Blocks||Krista Boesing
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2018) – After enjoying one of their longest breaks of the season, the Buccaneer volleyball team returns to action this weekend on the road. ETSU will take on Chattanooga on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:00 p.m. and then will travel to Samford on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8:00 p.m. (ET).
Both games will have video and live stats.
LAST TIME OUT: The Bucs picked up a 3-0 win over Western Carolina on Oct. 17 to improve their SoCon record to 8-1. They now have two regular season sweeps over the Catamounts. With that win, the Bucs have now won seven straight conference matches.
ETSU vs. Chattanooga: This will be the 67th meeting in program history. ETSU leads the series 35-31. Earlier in the season, the Bucs swept the Mocs at home.
ETSU vs. Samford: This will be the 12th meeting in program history. The Bucs lead the Bulldogs 7-4. Earlier in the season, Samford handed ETSU their only conference loss after coming back 2-0 to win a five-set match.
A LOOK AT ETSU: ETSU remains at the top of the conference standings with a 19-5 overall record and an 8-1 SoCon record. They continue to dominate the SoCon in conference stats after leading the SoCon in hitting percentage, opponent hitting percentage, assists, kills, and blocks. ETSU’s blocking game has been unstoppable all season, as Mariah McPartland (Boone, Iowa) leads the SoCon with 1.06 blocks per set. Atop the leaderboard are also Braedyn Tutton (Courtice, Ontario) who is second with a .342 hitting percentage, Leah Clayton (Danville, Va.) who is first in kills, Alyssa Kvarta (Crown Point, Ind.) who is second in assists, and Marija Popovic (Belgrade, Serbia) who is second in digs.
A LOOK AT CHATTANOOGA: The Mocs are 8-15 and 4-6 in the SoCon. They have lost their last three matches to Western Carolina, Wofford, and Furman all on the road. The last time they played on their home court, they earned two wins, with one coming from a five-set win over Samford to hand them their second SoCon loss of the season. The Mocs lead the conference in services aces and Dani Szczepanski is first with a .360 hitting percentage.
A LOOK AT SAMFORD: Samford has a 12-12 overall record and are second in the SoCon rankings with a 7-3 record. The Bulldogs have played five, five-set matches throughout conference play, with three of those five-set wins coming from a 2-0 deficit. Samford is coming off of a 3-1 loss to Wofford and will host UNCG on Friday night before welcoming the Bucs. Krista Boesing, Lauren Deaton, Elise Watford, and Shayla Phillip will all be threats to the Bucs as they each recorded double-digit kills when they came to Johnson City. Taylor Anderton continues to lead the nation in assists.
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