Lees-McRae ranked seventh in the nation in service aces

INDIANAPOLIS --- The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team is ranked seventh in the nation in aces per set, and is listed in 10 individual and team categories in this week's edition of the NCAA Division II women's volleyball statistics, announced NCAA officials Tuesday.

Lees-McRae (12-6, 7-0 Conference Carolinas) has been on a tremendous run of form of late, having won each of their last 10 matches while opening the conference schedule with an unblemished 7-0 record. The Bobcats enter the week ranked seventh in the nation in aces per set (2.7), while also being listed 56th in assists per frame (11.89), and 64th in both kills per set (12.68) and winning percentage (0.667). Lees-McRae is also ranked 86th in hitting percentage (0.207).

Sariah Suryadevara (Cincinnati, Ohio) is ranked 24th in the nation in digs per set (5.29) and 35th in aces per frame (0.57). Fellow freshman Taylor Pritchett (Apex, N.C.) is ranked 28th aces per set (0.60), while Megan Mitchell (Minden, Nev.) is listed 34th in aces (0.57) and 54th in assists per frame (9.89). Senior Megan Epperson (St. John, Ind.) is also ranked 62nd in points per set (4.15) and 66th in kills per frame (3.62).

Lees-McRae returns to the court on Wednesday when the Bobcats travel to Gaffney, S.C. to take on Limestone College in a conference matchup at 7 p.m.

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