The University of Findlay volleyball team will be at home this weekend to host Walsh University, Malone University and Alderson-Broaddus College. The Oilers will host Walsh on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and then hold a tri-match on Saturday against Malone and Alderson-Broaddus beginning at 1 p.m.
Sights and Sounds
The University of Findlay will video webcast all of their home volleyball games on the internet. The Oilers will also provide live stats for their games as well. The links are listed below:
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The Oilers are ranked tenth in the first NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Poll, which was released on Oct. 29. The top eight teams in the poll at the end of the season will earn the right to compete in the NCAA Division II National Tournament.
The Oilers have not participated in the tournament since the 2003 campaign.
The Oilers are 16-6 on the season with an 11-3 record in conference play. They are leading the South Division of the GLIAC and have been led by sophomore Hannah Tong, who ranks second in the league with 3.49 kills per set.
Tong has been named the GLIAC South Division Player of the Week twice this season and has accumulated 290 kills.
Senior Amanda Calhoun leads the conference in aces with 48 and ranks second in the GLIAC with 794 assists.
Red-shirt freshman Nickyla Garverick leads the GLIAC in total blocks with 100 and is ranked third in the league in hitting percentage at .305.
The Cavaliers have a 2-20 record on the season with a 2-12 mark in conference competition.
Kelsey Snider leads the team with 198 kills while Gina Kramer has posted 181. Snider has also recorded 209 digs as well.
Haley Howell has 619 assists and Kaitlin Bronikowski has made 380 digs.
The Pioneers are 12-12 on the year with a 9-5 record in conference play. They have won four out of their last five matches.
Taylor Slauterbeck has led a balanced offensive attack with 194 kills while Anna Hays has contributed 192 kills.
Shelbi Mack (166), Elizabeth Maczuzak (162) and Sarah Brent (150) have all generated more than 150 kills on the season as well.
The Battlers are 8-18 on the season and have been led by Megan Christmann, who has accumulated 238 kills.
Caitlin Cain has registered 216 kills while Kayla Peterson has posted 572 assists. Cain has also recorded a team-high 45 aces on the season for Alderson-Broaddus.