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BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team will make its 2019 home debut this Saturday with a non-conference match against Elizabeth City State. The Bobcats and Vikings are scheduled to get underway at 7 p.m.
Last Time Out – The Bobcats dropped all four of their matches last weekend in Florida to Embry-Riddle, West Georgia, Flagler and Walsh.
Among the league leaders – The Bobcats have a couple players among the league leaders through the early stages of the 2019 season who are both freshmen. Olivia Ney ranks fifth in the league in hitting percentage (.247) and that mark leads all freshmen in Conference Carolinas. Kaitlyn Arentz, meanwhile, is tied for fourth in the conference with 96 digs.
Finally back on the mountain – After playing their first eight matches on the road, the Bobcats will finally return home on Saturday against ECSU. The Bobcats, who will host UVa-Wise on Tuesday as well, posted four of their seven victories on their home floor last season.
About Elizabeth City State – The Vikings come into Saturday's match in Banner Elk with a record of 1-2 on the season. ECSU defeated Regent in three sets on Thursday for their first win. The Vikings have dropped decisions to UNC Pembroke and Barton this season as well.
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