SEATTLE – (Sept. 22) Seattle University volleyball opens Western Athletic Conference play Saturday, Sept. 23 hosting Utah Valley at 3 p.m. in the Connolly Complex.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Saturday, Sept. 23 at 3:00 p.m. PT
- Connolly Complex, Seattle, Wash.
- Live Stats | Watch on the WAC Digital Network | Tickets
ABOUT THE MATCH
- Seattle U (4-9, 0-0 WAC) vs. Utah Valley (5-10, 0-0 WAC)
- All-time series - Utah Valley leads, 6-5
- Home - Seattle U leads, 3-1
- Away - Utah Valley leads, 5-0
- Neutral - Seattle U leads, 2-0
- Last meeting - Utah Valley 3, Seattle U 0 (Nov. 5, 2016)
NEWS AND NOTES
- The Redhawks enter WAC play with a 4-9 overall record, having played all but two matches away from the Connolly Complex.
- Seattle U ranks second among WAC teams in aces per set (1.26), third in total aces (59) and fourth in hitting percentage (.190). Rachel Stark is second among invididuals in aces per set (0.36), Katarina Marinkovic is second in kills per set (3.79) and Shae Harris is third in assists per set (9.83.
- Junior setter Shae Harris set a Seattle U DI single-match record with 62 assists in the win over Bowling Green (Sept. 9).
- 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.
- Katarina Marinkovic leads the team with 3.97 kps, Maja Stojanovic averages 0.91 blocks per set and Shae Harris averages 9.92 assists per set, which ranks second in the WAC.
- 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 enters his fifth season at the helm of the Redhawk program.
- The 2016 squad went 13-15 overall and 6-8 in WAC play.