Volleyball Hosts St. Thomas on Saturday

Volleyball Hosts St. Thomas on Saturday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team (8-16, 1-11 TSC) hosts the St. Thomas Bobcats (8-12, 6-5 TSC) on Saturday, October 20. Game time from the Wildcat Center is set for 2:00 p.m.  


Johnson & Wales (8-16, 1-11 TSC) vs. St. Thomas (8-12, 6-5 TSC)

Location:
North Miami, Fla.
Venue: Wildcat Center
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 20
Game Time: 2:00 pm ET
Live Stats
Admission:
$5 general admission, JWU students and children 12-and-under are free.



The Wildcats enter this weekend's action averaging 10.21 kills-per-set with a team hitting percentage of .142. JWU is averaging 14.28 digs-per-set and has totaled 125.5 team blocks in 2018.

The Wildcats are led offensively by junior Sharell Nairn, who is averaging 2.72 kills-per-set. The native of Miami is JWU's all-time leader in kills with 577 during her three-year career. Sophomore Savannah Swenson is second on the team, averaging 2.69 kills-per-set. The native of Clermont, Florida, is also averaging 2.58 digs-per-set. Junior Sierra Mooney leads the teams in total blocks with 60. The native of Middleburg, Florida, currently holds the program's single-season record for blocks. Sophomore Bianca Torres is the team leader in digs this season, averaging 3.59 digs-per-set. The native of Miami is the school's all-time leader in digs, recording 751 in just her second year in a Wildcat uniform.

Series History: Saturday will mark the sixth meeting all-time between JWU and St. Thomas with the Bobcats holding a 5-0 advantage in the series history. The last meeting between the two schools resulted in a 3-2 win for STU on September 12, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Florida.

A Look at St. Thomas: The Bobcats come into Saturday's match averaging 11.15 kills-per-set with a team hitting percentage of .149. STU is averaging 15.54 digs-per-set and has registered 136.0 total team blocks.   

The Matchup

  JWU STU
Current Record 8 - 16 8 - 12
Scoring 1766 1503
Attack    
Kills 878 792
Errors 490 408
Total Attacks 2733 2572
Attack Pct 0.142 0.149
Kills/Game 10.210 11.150
Set    
Assists 820 725
Assists/Game 9.530 10.210
Serve    
Aces 175 120
Errors 203 177
Attempts 1330 297
Serve Pct 0.847 0.404
Aces/Game 2.030 1.690
Server Reception    
Errors 157 135
Errors/Game 1.830 1.900
Attempts 1033 0
Reception Pct 0.868 0.000
Defense    
Digs 1228 1103
Digs/Game 14.280 15.540
Blocking    
Block Solo 78 27
Block Assist 95 218
Total Blocks 125.500 136.000
Blocks Per Game 1.460 1.920
Blocks Errors 22 17
Ball Handling Errors 40 40