Quinnipiac University Bobcats (3-24) at
Siena College Saints (12-11)
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008 7 p.m.
Burt Kahn Court Hamden, Conn.
Stopping By Siena
The Quinnipiac volleyball team returns to action in a non-conference match, Wednesday, at Siena. The Bobcats are coming off a pair of conference losses to Central Connecticut and Sacred Heart last weekend, while Siena earned a pair of league wins against Niagara and Canisius.
Live Stats Available
Live stats will be available for Wednesday's match. Fans can access the live stats by clicking on the appropriate links on the volleyball schedule at quinnipiacbobcats.com.
Scouting the Siena College Saints
Junior middle hitter Burgandy McCurty leads the Saints with 369 kills and 66 blocks, while senior setter April London is Siena's unquestioned floor general with 826 assists. Junior defensive specialist Kau'i Robello has a team-high 239 digs.
The Bobcats hosted "Dig Pink," at its Oct. 24 home match against Central Connecticut to raise funds for breast cancer research and create awareness of the disease. Working in conjunction with each other, the Bobcats and Blue Devils raised nearly $2,500 for The Side-Out Foundation.
Set and Spike
Freshman setter Kayla Lawler and freshman middle hitter Alyssa Naylor lead the Bobcats in assists and kills, respectively, to create a young, dynamic duo. Lawler has contributed 687 assists, while Naylor has a team-high 190 kills, including a 2.04 kills per set clip. Naylor has hit .307 for the season, while also leading Quinnipiac in blocks with 50.
The Bobcats return to action this weekend when they travel to Delaware State for a Saturday non-conference match-up before resuming NEC play, Sunday, at Wagner. Saturday's match is scheduled for a 9 a.m. start, while the Bobcats play the Seahawks at 1 p.m.