Bobcats ranked fifth in the nation in aces per set
Oct 25, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS --- The Lees-McRae College women's
volleyball team is ranked fifth in the nation in aces per set,
announced NCAA officials Tuesday with the release of this week's
NCAA Division II women's volleyball statistics.
Lees-McRae (20-8, 14-0 Conference Carolinas) has won 18 of its
last 20 matches, opening the league schedule with 14 straight
victories to extending its conference winning streak to 47
consecutive contests. The Bobcats enter the week ranked fifth in
the nation in aces per set (2.65), while also being listed 49th in
assists per frame (12.04), 51st in winning percentage (0.714), 56th
in kills per set (12.86), and 83rd in hitting percentage
Junior Megan Mitchell (Minden, Nev.) and freshman Sariah
Suryadevara (Cincinnati, Ohio) are ranked 15th and 18th in aces per
set with averages of 0.63 and 0.61, respectively. Mitchell is also
listed 52nd in assists per set (9.97), while Suryadevara is ranked
37th in digs per frame (5.05). Senior Megan Epperson (St. John,
Ind.) enters the week ranked 42nd in points per set (4.38) and 53rd
in points per frame (3.74), while freshman Taylor Pritchett (Apex,
N.C.) is listed 70th in aces per set (0.47).
Lees-McRae returns to the court on Friday when the Bobcats
travel to Hartsville, S.C. to take on Coker College in conference
play at 7 p.m.