EDINBURG, Texas – Seattle University volleyball continues Western Athletic Conference play on the road, traveling to face UTRGV at UTRGV Fieldhouse on Saturday, Sept. 29. First serve is scheduled for 12 p.m. and will stream live on the WAC Digital Network.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Saturday, Sept. 29 at 12:00 p.m. CT/10:00 a.m. PT
- at UTRGV (UTRGV Fieldhouse)
- Live Stats | Watch on the WAC Digital Network
ABOUT THE MATCH
- Seattle U (8-7, 1-1 WAC) vs. UTRGV (11-6, 2-1 WAC)
- All-time series - Seattle U leads, 8-2
- Home - Seattle U leads, 5-0
- Away - Seattle U leads, 3-2
- Neutral - NA
- Last meeting - UTRGV 3, Seattle U 2 (Nov. 2, 2017 at UTRGV)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Seattle U enters the match at 8-7 overall and 1-1 in WAC play after dropping a 3-1 decision at New Mexico State Thursday night in Las Cruces, N.M.
- Freshman Eve Kerschenbaum leads the Redhawks with 2.77 kps. The rookie had five kills in three sets at New Mexico State Thursday night, her first appearance since Sept. 7 due to injury. Fellow freshman Sofia Sanchez follows with 2.56 kps, Mahra McLeod is averaging 2.26 kps and sophomore Rachel Stark is averaging 2.24 kps.
- Senior setter Shae Harris averages 9.27 aps, which ranks third among all WAC players.
- Tijana Milojevic leads the Redhawks with 19 aces apiece and an average of 0.34 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.