Volleyball Hosts St. Thomas on Saturday

Volleyball Hosts St. Thomas on Saturday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (October 25, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales volleyball team (9-14, 2-9 TSC) hosts the St. Thomas Bobcats (9-13, 5-7 TSC) on Saturday, October 26. Game time from the Wildcat Center is set for 2:00 p.m.



JWU vs. St. Thomas

Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: North Miami, Fla.
Venue: The Wildcat Center (1600 NE 126th St. North Miami, FL 33181)
Live Stats

Admission:
$5 general admission, JWU students and children 12-and-under are free. 



JWU Volleyball

The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team (9-14, 2-9 TSC) dropped a 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-16) decision to the Florida Memorial Lions (15-8, 8-4 TSC) on Wednesday evening.

The Wildcats were led offensively by senior Sharell Nairn, who posted 10 kills versus the Lions. The native of Miami, Florida, also collected six digs.

Sophomore Vanessa Orozco tallied 12 assists, while sophomore Jazmine Richardson recorded 13 digs.

JWU finished the match with 18 kills and 22 errors on 98 total attempts (-.041) while FMU registered 33 total kills with 15 errors on 90 attempts (.200). The Lions held a 52-38 edge in digs while JWU recorded 4.0 total team blocks to 2.0 for FMU. 

2019 Leaders
Kills – Sharell Nairn (365 – 4.35 kps)
Assists – Vanessa Orozco (579 – 7.33 aps)
Digs – Bianca Torres (339 – 3.99 dps)
Blocks – Sierra Mooney (35 – 0.56 bps)
Aces – Sharell Nairn (40 – 0.48 aps)

The Series History: Saturday's contest will mark the eighth meeting all-time between JWU and St. Thomas with the Bobcats holding a 7-0 advantage in the series history. The last meeting between the two schools resulted in a 3-1 win for STU on September 21 2018, in Miami Gardens, Florida. Click here for full recap.

A look at St. Thomas: The Bobcats enter Saturday's with a 9-13 record (5-7 TSC). STU is coming off a 3-2 win versus Keiser on Wednesday, October 23.

The Matchup

  JWU STU
  9 - 14 9 - 13
Scoring 1770 1763
Attack    
Kills 865 897
Errors 428 475
Total Attacks 2926 2767
Attack Pct 0.149 0.153
Kills/Game 10.180 11.070
Set    
Assists 822 822
Assists/Game 9.670 10.150
Serve    
Aces 164 129
Errors 199 182
Attempts 1562 1695
Serve Pct 0.873 0.893
Aces/Game 1.930 1.590
Server Reception    
Errors 157 155
Errors/Game 1.850 1.910
Attempts 1344 1435
Reception Pct 0.895 0.903
Defense    
Digs 1451 1175
Digs/Game 17.070 14.510
Blocking    
Block Solo 49 44
Block Assist 108 194
Total Blocks 103.000 141.000
Blocks Per Game 1.210 1.740
Blocks Errors 24 27
Ball Handling Errors 51 50

 



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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138)

About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu.

 

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