MATCH PREVIEW: VB at California Baptist
By Seattle University
OCTOBER 19, 2018
SEATTLE – Seattle U volleyball travels to Riverside, Calif., for a Western Athletic Conference rematch against California Baptist on Saturday at 1 p.m.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Saturday, Oct. 20 at 1:00 p.m. PT
- at California Baptist (Van Dyne Gym, Riverside, Calif.)
- Live Stats | Watch
ABOUT THE MATCH
- Seattle U (8-12, 1-6 WAC) vs. California Baptist (16-5, 7-2 WAC)
- All-time series - CBU leads, 1-0
- Home - CBU leads, 1-0
- Away - First Meeting
- Neutral - NA
- Last meeting - CBU 3, Seattle U 1 (Oct. 11, 2018, Seattle)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Seattle U enters the match at 8-12 overall and 1-6 in WAC play and seeking to snap a six-match skid. The Redhawks dropped a pair of WAC matches at home last weekend, falling 3-1 to California Baptist and 3-0 to Kansas City.
- Freshman Eve Kerschenbaum leads the Redhawks with 2.85 kps and has six double-digit kill performances.
- Fellow freshman Sofia Sanchez averages 2.30 kps with eight double-digit kill efforts this season. Mahra McLeod averages 2.07 kps, Rachel Stark adds 2.04 kps and Maja Stojanovic is averaging 2.01 kps.
- Shae Harris averages 9.28 aps, which ranks third among all WAC players. The senior setter has six double-doubles on the season, including a 42-assist, 21-dig performance in the season's first meeting with CBU.
- Rachel Stark leads the Redhawks with 22 aces apiece and an average of 0.29 per set.
- 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.
- 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
- Single-match tickets are available for purchase online for the 2018 season. For more information visit goseattleu.com/tix or call the SU Athletics Ticket Office at 207-398-4678.