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Volleyball Begins HCAC Competition With Two Matches Over The Weekend

Volleyball Begins HCAC Competition With Two Matches Over The Weekend

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Fightin' Engineer volleyball team will begin their HCAC schedule this weekend traveling to Manchester University.  The Engineers will face Manchester at 12:00 PM and Eureka at 2:05 PM. 

RHIT NEWS & NOTES:
* The Manchester Tri-Match will consist of the Manchester Spartans, Rose-Hulman Fightin' Engineers, and the Eureka Red Devils.
Katryna Dahlberg is the reigning HCAC Defensive Player of the Week after her performance in the past three matches.  
* Dahlberg has recieved HCAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season recording 74 digs over the course of three matches.  
Katie Orbeta ranks 3rd in school history with 2,543 career assists.
Elizabeth Canon leads the team with 175 kills so far this season.  Riley Woodruff is second with 136 kills, followed by Orbeta with 99.
* Orbeta (384) and Eryn Castaneda (237) lead the team in assists. 
* Dahlberg leads the HCAC in digs (425) and digs per set (6.07).
* Block leaders include Woodruff with 53 and Maria Bruner with 50.

MEET THE OPPOSITION:
* Manchester University stands at 6-8 overall this season and 0-1 in HCAC play after defeating Capital Universityon Friday with a final score of 3-1.
* Eureka College is 4-10 overall and 1-5 in the SLIAC this season after a loss to Dominican (Ill.) on Tuesday with a final score of 3-0.