NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (November 1, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team (9-16, 2-11 TSC) hosts the Southeastern Fire (18-8, 9-4 TSC) on Saturday, November 2. Game time is set for 2:00 p.m.
JWU vs. Southeastern
Date: Saturday, Nov. 2
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: North Miami, Fla.
Venue: The Wildcat Center (1600 NE 126th St. North Miami, FL 33181)
Admission: $5 general admission, JWU students and children 12-and-under are free.
The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team's (9-16, 2-11 TSC) upset bid to knock off Keiser (27-9, 11-3 TSC) was unsuccessful, resulting in a 3-0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-22) loss on Wednesday night.
JWU was led offensively by senior Vitoria Nicolau, who registered 10 kills with a .258 hitting percentage. The native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, also collected six digs.
Sophomore Vanessa Orozco posted a team-best 24 assists while libero Bianca Torres notched a team-high 12 digs.
The Wildcats ended the night with 25 kills and eight errors on 102 total attacks (.167). KU recorded 48 total kills and 17 errors on 110 attacks (.282). The Seahawks held a 63-40 edge in digs while JWU posted 6.0 total team blocks to just 1.0 for KU.
Kills – Sharell Nairn (382 – 4.24 kps)
Assists – Vanessa Orozco (614 – 7.22 aps)
Digs – Bianca Torres (356 – 3.91 dps)
Blocks – Sierra Mooney (39 – 0.57 bps)
Aces – Sharell Nairn (41 – 0.46 aps)
Series History: Saturday's contest will mark the eighth meeting all-time between JWU and Southeastern with the Fire holding a 7-0 advantage in the series history. The last meeting between the two teams resulted in a 3-0 win for Southeastern on September 28, 2019, in Lakeland, Florida. Click here for complete recap.
A Look at Southeastern: The Fire enter Saturday with an 18-8 record (9-4 TSC) following a 3-0 loss versus Coastal Georgia on Wednesday, October 30.
|9 - 16||18 - 8|
|Blocks Per Game||1.220||1.860|
|Ball Handling Errors||57||38|
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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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