@JWUVBallNM Hosts Webber International on Friday

@JWUVBallNM Hosts Webber International on Friday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales volleyball team (8-11, 1-7 TSC) hosts the Webber International Warriors (14-3, 7-0 TSC) in Sun Conference action on Friday, October 5. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m.


Johnson & Wales (8-11, 1-7 TSC) vs. Webber International (14-3, 7-0 TSC)

Location:
North Miami, Fla.
Venue: Wildcat Center
Date:
Friday, Oct. 5
Game Time: 7:00 pm ET
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Admission:
$5 general admission, JWU students and children 12-and-under are free.



The Wildcats come into Friday's match averaging 10.44 kills-per-set with a team hitting percentage of .151. Defensively, JWU is averaging 13.83 digs-per-set while registering 101.5 total team blocks.

Sophomore Savannah Swenson and junior Sharell Nairn lead the Wildcats with a197 kills apiece. Swenson is averaging 2.67 digs-per-set and leads the team with 30 service aces. Nairn is averaging 1.70 digs-per-set and recorded 25 service aces as well as 23 total blocks. Freshman setter Vanessa Orozco comes into Friday's match with a team-leading 458 assists. With seven double-doubles on the year, the native of Kissimmee, Florida, is also averaging 2.14 digs-per-set. Junior Sierra Mooney has totaled 47 blocks this season – six shy of tying the school record for blocks in a season at JWU (53 by Nairn in 2017). The Middleburg, Florida, product is averaging 2.20 kills-per-set with a hitting percentage of .234. Sophomore Bianca Torres enters this week's action as the team leader in digs, averaging 3.23 digs-per-set.

Series History: Friday's contest will mark the sixth meeting all-time between JWU and Webber International with the Warriors leading the series history, 5-0. The last meeting between the two teams resulted in a 3-1 win for WIU on September 8, 2018, in Babson Park, Florida. 

A Look at Webber International: The Warriors come into Friday's match as the top team in the conference. Webber International is averaging 12.56 kills-per-game with a .176 hitting percentage. WIU is averaging 18.51 digs-per-set and has tallied 94 total team blocks.

The Matchup

  JWU WIU
Current Record 8 - 11 14 - 3
Scoring 1482 1413
Attack    
Kills 731 766
Errors 401 363
Total Attacks 2180 2290
Attack Pct 0.151 0.176
Kills/Game 10.440 12.560
Set    
Assists 683 707
Assists/Game 9.760 11.590
Serve    
Aces 150 96
Errors 165 112
Attempts 1038 588
Serve Pct 0.841 0.810
Aces/Game 2.140 1.570
Server Reception    
Errors 120 76
Errors/Game 1.710 1.250
Attempts 706 353
Reception Pct 0.855 0.823
Defense    
Digs 968 1129
Digs/Game 13.830 18.510
Blocking    
Block Solo 63 30
Block Assist 77 128
Total Blocks 101.500 94.000
Blocks Per Game 1.450 1.540
Blocks Errors 13 18
Ball Handling Errors 26 48