MATCHDAY: VB at UTRGV
By Seattle University
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
SEATTLE – (Nov. 1) Seattle University volleyball embarks on its final regular-season road trip of the season, facing UTRGV on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Edinburg, Texas.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Thursday, Nov. 2 at 5:00 p.m. PT
- UTRGV Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas
- Live Stats | Watch on the WAC Digital Network
ABOUT THE MATCH
- Seattle U (9-14, 5-5 WAC) vs. UTRGV (13-10, 7-3 WAC)
- All-time series - Seattle U leads, 8-1
- Home - Seattle U leads, 5-0
- Away - Seattle U leads, 3-1
- Neutral - NA
- Last meeting - Seattle U 3, UTRGV 2 (Oct. 7, 2017)
NEWS AND NOTES
- The Redhawks are 9-14 overall and 5-5 in WAC play after earning a huge 3-1 win over CSU Bakersfield last Saturday.
- Junior setter Shae Harris was named WAC Player of the Week for the first time in her career after dishing a career-high 62 assists in the win at Utah Valley (Oct. 21). The mark is also a DI program record and the highest total in the WAC this year.
- Entering the week, Seattle U sits in fifth place in the WAC standings with a 5-5 league mark.
- The Redhawks rank third among WAC teams in aces per set (1.22), fourth in total aces (105) and third in blocks per set (2.18). Maja Stojanovic is second in hitting percentage (.315) and third in blocks per set (1.12), Tijana Milojevic is third in digs per set (4.82), Katarina Marinkovic is third in kills per set (3.60) and Shae Harris is fourth in assists per set (9.43).
- Tijana Milojevic's 33 digs at Chicago State on Oct. 14 was a career high and ranks in a tie for the second most in a single match by an SU player in the Division I era. Shelly Anderson holds the record of 34, set versus North Dakota on Oct. 11, 2008.
- Katarina Marinkovic has seven double-doubles on the season and has collected 20 or more kills four times.
- Junior setter Shae Harris set a Seattle U DI single-match record with 62 assists in the win over Bowling Green (Sept. 9), and again at Utah Valley (Oct. 21).
- Junior middle blocker Maja Stojanovic was named to the Cougar Invitational All-Tournament Team.
- Katarina Marinkovic was named to the NKU Invitational All-Tournament Team.
- Katarina Glavinic earned her second All-Tournament selection of the season at the SU/UW Tournament.
- Glavinic and Victoria Demmene were selected to the Cal Molten Classic All-Tournament Team.
- Seattle U has a pair of Preseason All-WAC players in Katarina Marinkovic and Maja Stojanovic. Marinkovic is the reigning WAC Freshman of the Year.
- Junior setter Shae Harris, a Vancouver, B.C. native, spent the summer playing with the Canadian National Team.
- Head Coach James Finley is in his fifth season at the helm of the Redhawk program.