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Women's Volleyball Travels to Bluffton Ohio

Women's Volleyball Travels to Bluffton Ohio

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology volleyball team will face a tough weekend taking on HCAC rival Bluffton University and #18 Hope College on Saturday, October 6 at 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM.  The Engineers are coming off a 3-0 sweep against conference competitor Anderson University

IN-GAME COVERAGE: Saturday, October 6 vs. Bluffton University- 1:00 PM - LIVE STATS
                                Saturday, October 6 vs. #18 Hope College- 4:00 PM - LIVE STATS 

RHIT NEWS & NOTES:
* Rose-Hulman leads the HCAC with a record of 13-8 overall and 3-0 in the HCAC this season.
Bailey MacInnis leads the team offensively with 191 kills so far this year.
Katryna Dahlberg has become a key player defensively for the Engineers leading the HCAC with 391 digs and ranking second in the conference with 5.59 digs per set.
Katie Orbeta continues to create opportunities for her teammates leading the team with 528 assists.  
* After this weekends matches, the Engineers will host Franklin College on Wednesday, 10/10 at 7:00 PM.

OPPONENT NEWS & NOTES: Bluffton University
* Bluffton stands at 10-9 overall and 2-0 in the HCAC after defeating Mount St. Joseph 3-2 on Wednesday.
* Bethany Martini leads the Beavers with 244 kills so far this season.
* Bluffton's defense is led by Brooke Kleman as she has recorded 341 total digs this year. 

OPPONENT NEWS & NOTES: #18 Hope College
* #18 Hope stands at 13-4 overall this season and 2-1 in the MIAA.
* Hope College ranks #18 in NCAA DIII Volleyball.
* Katie Rietberg is their offensive leader with 212 kills so far this year.
* Gabbi Vachon maintains the defensive presence for Hope totalling 239 digs this season.