NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (November 5, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team (9-17, 2-12 TSC) travels to Ave Maria, Florida, to take on the Gyrenes (11-12, 6-8 TSC) on Wednesday, November 6. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m.
The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team (9-17, 2-12 TSC) fell to the Southeastern Fire (19-8, 10-4 TSC), 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 25-17), on Saturday afternoon from the Wildcat Center.
JWU was led offensively by senior Sharell Nairn, who posted 10 kills versus the Fire. The native of Miami, Florida, also collected 11 digs for her 13th double-double of the season.
Sophomore Vanessa Orozco led JWU with 19 assists, while freshman Desiree Birriel notched a team-high 12 digs.
The Wildcats recorded 21 kills and 22 errors on 108 total attempts (-.009). The Fire registered 40 kills and 12 errors on 105 total attacks (.267). SEU held a 60-47 edge in digs and had 6.0 total team blocks to just 1.0 for JWU.
Kills – Sharell Nairn (392 – 4.22 kps)
Assists – Vanessa Orozco (633 – 7.19 aps)
Digs – Bianca Torres (360 – 3.83 dps)
Blocks – Sierra Mooney (39 – 0.54 bps)
Aces – Sharell Nairn (41 – 0.44 aps)
The Series History: Wednesday's match will mark the ninth meeting all-time between JWU and Ave Maria with the Gyrenes leading the series history, 7-1. The last meeting between the two schools resulted in a 3-0 win for AMU on October 2, 2019, in North Miami, Florida. Click here for recap.
A Look at Ave Maria: The Gyrenes enter Wednesday's match with an 11-12 (6-8 TSC) record. AMU is coming off a 3-0 win over Warner on Saturday, November 2.
|11 - 12||9 - 17|
|Blocks Per Game||1.630||1.190|
|Ball Handling Errors||46||59|
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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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