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
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.
|Current Record||8 - 16||8 - 12|
|Blocks Per Game||1.460||1.920|
|Ball Handling Errors||40||40|