SEATTLE – Coming off of a sweep of Chicago State to open Western Athletic Conference play, Seattle University volleyball hits the road for its next two league matches, beginning Thursday, Sept. 28 at New Mexico State. First serve from Pan American Center is set for 6:00 p.m. MT, 5:00 p.m. PT.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6:00 p.m. MT/5:00 p.m. PT
- at New Mexico State (Pan American Center, Las Cruces, N.M.)
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- FOX Sports Arizona (live): DISH: 415, DTV: 686
- FOX Sports Southwest PLUS (live): DISH: 440 SD, 9575 HD, DISH Hopper: 412-28, DTV: 676-1 SD & HD
- FOX College Sports Pacific will air live.
- FOX Sports Arizona will replay the match on Friday, Sept. 28 at 3:00 am MT/2:00 am PT and at 9:30 am MT/8:30 am PT.
ABOUT THE MATCH
- Seattle U (8-6, 1-0 WAC) vs. New Mexico State (10-5, 0-2 WAC)
- All-time series - New Mexico State leads, 11-1
- Home - New Mexico State leads, 5-1
- Away - New Mexico State leads, 5-0
- Neutral - NA
- Last meeting - New Mexico State 3, Seattle U 0 (Nov. 4, 2017 at New Mexico State)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Seattle U enters the week with an 8-6 overall record and a 1-0 WAC mark after a 3-0 sweep of Chicago State in Seattle last week.
- Freshman Eve Kerschenbaum leads the Redhawks with 2.91 kps, but has not seen action since Sept. 7 due to injury. Fellow freshman Sofia Sanchez follows with 2.53 kps, Mahra McLeod is averaging 2.32 kps and sophomore Rachel Stark is averaging 2.25 kps.
- Senior setter Shae Harris averages 9.38 aps, which ranks third among all WAC players.
- Tijana Milojevic leads the Redhawks with 17 aces apiece and an average of 0.33 per set, good for a tie for third in the WAC.
- Senior Maja Stojanovic and freshman Sofia Sanchez were named to the Redhawk Invitational All-Tournament Team.
- Senior Shae Harris and sophomore Tijana Milojevic earned All-Tournament honors at the Sacramento State Invite.
- Shae Harris and Maja Stojanovic were named to the All-Tournament Team at the Comfort Suites University Jackrabbit Invitational hosted by South Dakota State where the Redhawks went 2-1.
- Shae Harris and Eve Kerschenbaum were both named to the All-Tournament Team at the Aztec Classic hosted by San Diego State.
- The Redhawks return nine letterwinners from 2017 and add six freshman to make up the 2018 squad.
- Shae Harris and senior middle blocker Maja Stojanovic were both named to the Preseason All-Western Athletic Conference Team.
- Harris is the reigning Western Athletic Conference Setter of the Year after dishing 986 assists in 2017. She twice set the Seattle U DI program single-match record with 62 assists.
- Stojanovic led the team in blocks with 1.12 per set.
- Also returning to the lineup is sophomore libero Tijana Milojevic, who was named to the WAC All-Freshman Team a year ago.
- Milojevic set DI program records with 504 digs and 4.89 digs per set in 2017.
- Head Coach James Finley enters his sixth season at the helm of the Redhawk program in 2018.
TICKETS ON SALE
- Season and single-game tickets are available now for the 2018 season. Season ticket package prices are as low as $50 while a family four pack is just $150. For more information visit goseattleu.com/tix or call the SU Athletics Ticket Office at 207-398-4678.