SEATTLE – Seattle U volleyball continues Western Athletic Conference play on the road this week, beginning with a Thursday tilt at Utah Valley. First serve between the Redhawks and Wolverines is set for 6 p.m. in Orem, Utah, 5 p.m. Pacific time.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Thrusday, Oct. 25 at 6:00 p.m. MT/5:00 p.m. PT
- at Utah Valley (Lockhart Arena, Orem, Utah)
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ABOUT THE MATCH
- Seattle U (8-13, 1-7 WAC) vs. Utah Valley (11-11, 3-6 WAC)
- All-time series - Utah Valley leads, 8-6
- Home - Series tied, 3-3
- Away - Utah Valley leads, 5-1
- Neutral - Seattle U leads, 2-0
- Last meeting - Utah Valley 3, Seattle U 2 (Oct. 4, 2018, Seattle)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Seattle U enters the match at 8-13 overall and 1-7 in WAC play and seeking to snap a seven-match skid. The Redhawks dropped a 3-1 decision at WAC leader California Baptist last week.
- Freshman Eve Kerschenbaum leads the Redhawks with 2.80 kps and has six double-digit kill performances.
- Fellow freshman Sofia Sanchez averages 2.36 kps with eight double-digit kill efforts this season.
- Shae Harris averages 9.30 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 24 aces apiece and an average of 0.30 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.