BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The Western Oregon College volleyball staff will maintain the highway swing going this week as they’ll play Western Washington in three matches over two days this week. The groups will play a single match on Friday after which a doubleheader on Saturday.
WOU started the spring season this previous week taking part in each Central Washington and Alaska Anchorage. By means of six units performed, the Wolves have 59 kills, 50 assists, seven service aces, 93 digs and 7 blocks.
Individually, Isabel Hurliman leads the staff in factors with 19 and leads the staff in kills with 16. Lauren Smith is second with 14.5 factors and 14 kills. Makenzie York provides the Wolves three gamers in double-digits in factors sitting at 12 with 10 kills. Emily Olson is fourth on the staff in factors with 8.5 and kills with eight.
Aubrey Stanton leads the way in which with 22 assists, whereas Laney O’Neil provides 11. Allie Spear and Hurliman every have two service aces. On protection, Spear has a team-high 28 digs, with Hurliman including 18 and Stanton with 12. York and Delaney Smith have a team-high three blocks, whereas Hurliman and Bella Maclellan have two blocks apiece.
This would be the first matches of the spring for Western Washington. Throughout the 2019 season, the Vikings went 27-3 and superior to the second spherical of the NCAA Division II West Regional. That 12 months Western Washington received each conferences in opposition to WOU by 3-0 scores.
Calley Heilborn and Kayleigh Harper led the staff in factors with each going over 400 in 2019. Heilborn had 420.5 factors with 355 kills, whereas Harper added 411.5 factors and 318 kills. Malia Aleaga dished out 1,254 assists and Tuput Lologo spun in 37 service aces. On protection, Heilborn tallied 422 digs, whereas Mae Thungc had 399. Harper despatched again 147 blocks and Chloe Roetcisoender added 127.
Of that group, Heilborn, Aleaga, Lologo and Roetcisoender are again this season.
Since 2000, Western Washington holds a 35-4 mark within the sequence, with the final WOU win coming in Monmouth in 2012, 3-0. The Wolves are 4-16 at residence and 0-19 in Bellingham.
WOU and WWU will open their three-match set on Friday night beginning at 5 p.m. The groups will then play two on Saturday with the primary match beginning at 10 a.m. and the second to comply with at 2 p.m.