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Rose-Hulman Volleyball Heads to North Central Starting Friday

Rose-Hulman Volleyball Heads to North Central Starting Friday

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will return to non-conference action this weekend, with a trip to the North Central Invitational in Naperville, Illinois.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE AND LIVE COVERAGE:
Rose-Hulman vs. Monmouth (Ill.) - Friday Sept. 6 - 6 PM ET (5 CT) - (LIVE STATS)
Rose-Hulman vs. Coe - Saturday Sept. 7 - 1 PM ET (12 CT) - (LIVE STATS)
Rose-Hulman at North Central - Saturday Sept. 7 - 5 PM ET (4 CT) - (LIVE STATS -- VIDEO)

RHIT NEWS & NOTES:
* Rose-Hulman stands 1-3 on the season after defeating Widener to cap the Puget Sound Invitational last weekend.
* Katryna Dahlberg (4.79 digs per set) and Adekite Oladipupo (22 kills, 27 digs) were named to the all-tournament team at Puget Sound in a vote of event head coaches.
* The Fightin' Engineers finished 19-13 last season under first-year head coach Rachel Sellari-Delsi, highlighted by the HCAC Tournament title that vaulted RHIT into the NCAA Tournament.
* Rose-Hulman was picked to finish second in the HCAC this season according to the league's preseason coaches poll. 
Katryna Dahlberg highlights the returnees after earning HCAC Defensive Most Valuable Player and first-team all-league honors last season.  Dahlberg led the team with 661 digs last season.
Maria Bruner earned first-team all-HCAC honors after leading the team with 104 blocks last season.  She also smashed 127 kills and hit at a team-high .270 percentage.  
Katie Orbeta claimed honorable mention all-league honors after crossing the 2,000-assist mark in her career and leading the team with 917 assists in 2018.

MEET THE OPPOSITION:
* Monmouth is 3-0 on the season with wins over Lincoln Christian, Principia and Eureka.  The Fighting Scots finished 13-15 last season.
* Coe stands 2-3 on the year with wins over Bethel (Minn.) and Concordia-Moorhead.  The Kohawks were 20-11 last season.
* North Central is 1-4 on the year with a victory over Concordia Chicago on Wednesday.  The Cardinals finished 3-20 last year.