Volleyball Celebrates Military Appreciation Night Tuesday

Volleyball Celebrates Military Appreciation Night Tuesday

PUEBLO, Colo. (September 10, 2018) – Colorado State University-Pueblo Volleyball will return home for a three-match homestand starting Tuesday night Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. when the ThunderWolves welcome New Mexico Highlands University to Massari Arena.

Promotion:

Tuesday's match will be Military Appreciation Night. All active-duty military personnel and veterans will receive free admission for themselves and up to four guests.

 Pack Notes:

Tuesday's match will be the Pack's first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference match at home The ThunderWolves are 3-8 overall with a 1-1 record in RMAC play.

CSU-Pueblo beat Western State Colorado University in their last match, sweeping the Mountaineers 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-23). The ThunderWolves outhit the Mountaineers .202 to .052.

Berkley Hays  (Fr., Dallas, Texas) had 11 kills to lead the Pack to victory over the Mountaineers. Hays hit .556 for the match. She has a .284 hitting percentage, the best among Pack attackers.  Hays knocks down 1.91 kills per set.

Page Heller (Jr., Vancouver, Wash.) ranks sixth in the RMAC with 4.72 digs per set. Her 184 digs this season has already set a career-high as have her 11 service aces.

Brooke Schilling (So., Platteville, Colo.) has averaged 0.33 aces per set, fourth-best in the RMAC. Schilling's 16 aces this season lead the team. She served for two long Pack rallies that led them past the Mountaineers. Schilling stands second on the Pack with 2.38 kills per set.

Sarah Vang (Jr., Parker, Colo.) leads the ThunderWolves with 2.95 kills per set. Mallorie Post (So., Federal Way, Wash.) ranks third on the team with 2.36 kills per set.

Freshman Grace Hern (Omaha, Neb.) hands out a team-best 7.30 assists per set. Hern is hitting a team-best .385. Kelsey Bell (Jr., Los Lunas, N.M.) ranks second on the Pack with 7.0 assists per set.

Scouting New Mexico Highlands:

The Cowgirls also enter Tuesday's tussle 1-1 in RMAC play. They are 3-7 overall.

CSU-Pueblo leads the all-time series with the Cowgirls 42-31. New Mexico Highlands won last year's match in four sets in Las Vegas, N.M.

 

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.