September 07, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
CCU251726181
ETSU142528253
COASTALTeam StatsETSU
.191Hitting Pct..238
48Kills61
17Errors20
162Total Attacks172
48Assists59
4Aces4
76Digs81
8.0Blocks5.0
COASTALLeadersETSU
Nemeth - 21
KillsLeah Clayton - 17
Boothe - 35
AssistsAlyssa Kvarta - 50
Boothe - 2
AcesKaela Massey - 1
Leah Clayton - 1
Hailey Aguilar - 1
Marija Popovic - 1
Cahill - 20
DigsMarija Popovic - 27
Nemeth - 4
BlocksMariah McPartland - 4
September 07, 20181st2nd3rd4th5thFinal
Cincinnati25261525163
ETSU18282518142
CINTeam StatsETSU
.302Hitting Pct..250
68Kills62
20Errors21
159Total Attacks164
67Assists56
7Aces6
73Digs62
8.0Blocks5.0
CINLeadersETSU
THOMPSON - 31
KillsLeah Clayton - 14
HECKENMUELLER - 60
AssistsAlyssa Kvarta - 48
WILLIAMS - 3
AcesLeah Clayton - 2
Marija Popovic - 2
WILLIAMS - 16
DigsMarija Popovic - 22
JONES - 5
BlocksBraedyn Tutton - 5
September 08, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
ETSU251925273
Duke202515251
ETSUTeam StatsDU
.259Hitting Pct..229
57Kills48
20Errors18
143Total Attacks131
53Assists45
7Aces2
57Digs57
5.0Blocks9.0
ETSULeadersDU
Leah Clayton - 15
KillsAde Owokoniran - 14
Alyssa Kvarta - 45
AssistsSarah Nelson - 26
Leah Clayton - 3
Marija Popovic - 3
AcesMackenzie Cole - 1
Sarah Nelson - 1
Marija Popovic - 20
DigsMackenzie Cole - 21
Kaela Massey - 2
Mariah McPartland - 2
Braedyn Tutton - 2
BlocksLeah Meyer - 6
Bucs back in action at Duke Invitational
Bucs back in action at Duke Invitational
Thursday, September 6, 2018

ETSU will play Coastal Carolina, Cincinnati, and Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2018) – After an exciting home opener, the Bucs hit the road for another preseason tournament. They will take on Coastal Carolina, Cincinnati, and Duke throughout the course of two days.

TOURNAMENT CENTRAL:

Sept. 7 | 10:00 AM | Coastal Carolina | Live Stats | Video

Sept. 7 | 5:00 PM | Cincinnati | Live Stats | Video

Sept. 8 | 2:00 PM | Duke | Live Stats | Video

LAST TIME OUT: ETSU hosted Tennessee for their home opener in front of an exciting crowd of 2,016. Alyssa Kvarta’s 9-0 serve run in the fifth set after being down 7-0, propelled the Bucs back to win 15-12.  ETSU’s team effort and determination helped them to a terrific outcome.

SERIES HISTORY:

ETSU vs. Coastal Carolina: This will be the fifth meeting in program history. The Bucs have a 4-2 record against Coastal Carolina.

ETSU vs. Cincinnati: This will be the third meeting in program history. The last time both teams met was in 1993.

ETSU vs. Duke: This will be the first official meeting. Both teams met in the Spring of 2017 for a scrimmage.

A LOOK AT ETSU: The Bucs are on a roll winning five straight matches, four of which were sweeps. Leah Clayton (Danville, Va.) continues to lead the Bucs in kills with 106. Setter Alyssa Kvarta (Crown Point, Ind.) has been outstanding for the Bucs, quarterbacking the offense and leads the team in double-doubles. Mariah McPartland (Boone, Iowa) and Braedyn Tutton (Courtice, Ontario) are ETSU’s leading blockers. Hailey Aguilar (Chicago, Ill.) and Marija Popovic (Belgrade Serbia) control the Bucs defensively. Kaela Massey (Brentwood, Tenn.) and AJ Lux (Shelbyville, Ind.) were strong contributors in the Bucs’ win over Tennessee and throughout the season.

A LOOK AT COASTAL CAROLINA: Coastal Carolina enters the weekend with a 1-4 record. Anett Nemeth leads Coastal Carolina in kills. Nemeth and Kaylah House are Coastal Carolina’s strongest blockers. Defensively they have multiple players who do well on the back line with digs.

A LOOK AT CINCINNATI: Cincinnati comes into the weekend with a 5-1 overall record. They took down #25 Colorado State, picking up a 3-1 win. Their one loss of the season was against Miami in a five-setter. Jordan Thompson will be one to look out for, as she is ranked nationally with her stats.

A LOOK AT DUKE: Duke is 4-2 on the season with back-to-back losses from #8 BYU. Leah Meyer leads the Blue Devils in kills and blocks. Duke is holding their opponents to a .181 hitting percentage. Mackenzie Cole is their libero, averaging 4.52 digs per set.

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