Volleyball Set to Travel to Salisbury for the First Round of the CAC Tournament Tuesday

Volleyball Set to Travel to Salisbury for the First Round of the CAC Tournament Tuesday

YORK, PA – For the second straight year, the York College volleyball team will head out on the road for the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. York will venture to Salisbury to face the Sea Gulls on Tuesday evening in a first round tournament match up.

York enters the tournament as the fifth seed while the Sea Gulls are the tournament's fourth seed. The match is set for a 7:00 pm start at the Maggs Center.

 

SCOUTING THE SPARTANS

Head Coach: Dan Mickle (1st Season, 19-8, 5-4 CAC)

Record: 19-8 overall, 5-4 in the Capital Athletic Conference (5th seed), 6-6 on the road

• Spartan Leaders

Brooke Krebs: 236 kills, 2.29 KPG, .173 attack %, 40 service aces, 214 digs, 2.08 DPG, 36 blocks, 298 points

Eryn Brady: 218 kills, 2.16 KPG, .238 attack %, 25 digs, 51 blocks, 0.50 BPG, 247 points

Tyler Williams: 153 kills, 1.58 KPG, .161 attack %, 58 digs, 18 blocks, 169 points

Alexis Harbold: 551 digs, 5.20 DPG, 59 assists, 37 service aces, 0.35 SAPG

Gabby Emeigh: 555 assists, 5.34 APG, 73 service aces, 0.70 SAPG, 183 digs, 20 kills

• Spartan Team Statistics

28 Matches, 107 Sets Played

Kills: 1125

Kills Per Set: 10.51

Errors: 457

Attacks: 3504

Attack %: .191

Assists: 1025

Assists Per Set: 9.58

Service Aces: 224

Service Aces Per Set: 2.09

Service Errors: 292

Reception Errors: 168

Digs: 1480

Digs Per Set: 13.83

Solo Blocks: 53

Block Assists: 286

Total Blocks: 196

Blocks Per Set: 1.83

Block Errors: 27

Ball Handling Errors: 99

Points Per Set 14.4

 

SCOUTING THE SEA GULLS

Head Coach: Justin Turco (5th Season, 113-41, 34-10 CAC)

Record: 18-9 overall, 6-3 in the Capital Athletic Conference (4th Seed), 6-4 at home

• Sea Gull Leaders

Nicole Venurelli: 424 kills, 4.20 KPG, .201 attack %, 22 service aces, 195 digs, 1.93 DPG, 32 blocks, 463 points

Lacey Swartout: 210 kills, 2.23 KPG, .181 attack %, 72 digs, 18 blocks, 220.5 points

Alexis Howatt: 474 assists, 35 kills, 45 digs, 46 blocks

Rachel Dubbs: 440 assists, 22 kills, 27 service aces, 0.28 SAPG, 186 digs, 1.92 DPG

Hailey Dougherty: 512 digs, 5.07 DPG, 87 assists, 31 service aces

• Sea Gull Team Statistics

27 Matches, 101 Sets Played

Kills: 1172

Kills Per Set: 11.60

Errors: 523

Attacks: 3482

Attack %: .186

Assists: 1054

Assists Per Set: 10.44

Service Aces: 169

Service Aces Per Set: 1.67

Service Errors: 200

Reception Errors: 141

Digs: 1571

Digs Per Set: 15.55

Solo Blocks: 34

Block Assists: 319

Total Blocks: 194

Blocks Per Set: 1.92

Block Errors: 17

Ball Handling Errors: 28

Points Per Set 14.4

 

WHAT'S ON THE LINE

The winner of the match will advance to the CAC Semifinals to face top seeded Christopher Newport on Thursday evening. The two semifinals winners advance to the CAC championship game on Saturday, November 4. York is 5-3 all-time against the Sea Gulls in the CAC Tournament including 1-0 in the championship game.

 

All-Time CAC Volleyball Championships

8 - Salisbury (1998, 2000, 04, 07, 08, 09, 11, 12)

4 – Gallaudet (1992, 95, 96, 99, 2003)

3 – Catholic (1994, 2001, 02)

3 – Christopher Newport (2013, 14, 15)

2 – Mary Washington (1991, 2016)

1 – Goucher (1993)

1 – York (Pa.) (1997)

1 – Frostburg State (2010)

2005 and 2006 championships (Gallaudet) were vacated due to NCAA Infractions

 

CAC Team Rankings

Kills: York 7th, SAL 4th

Kills Per Set: York 8th, SAL 5th

Attack Percentage: York 4th, SAL 5th

Assists: York 7th, SAL 5th

Assists Per Set: York 8th, SAL 5th

Service Aces: York 1st, SAL 9th

Service Aces Per Set: York 4th, SAL 9th

Digs: York 6th, SAL Tied for 4th

Digs Per Set: York 9th, SAL 5th

Solo Blocks: York 2nd, SAL Tied for 7th

Block Assists: York 4th, SAL 2nd

Blocks Per Set: York 3rd, SAL 2nd

Points Per Set: York 6th, SAL 4th

 

CAC Individual Leaders

Kills

1. Nicole Venturelli (SAL) – 424

10. Brooke Krebs (YCP) – 236

 

Kills Per Set

1. Nicole Venturelli (SAL) – 4.20

 

Attack Percentage

2. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) - .312

5. Sydney Davis (SAL) - .275

 

Assists

6. Gabby Emeigh (YCP) – 555

10. Alexis Howatt (SAL) – 474

 

Assists Per Set

7. Gabby Emeigh (YCP) – 5.34

10. Alexis Howatt (SAL) – 4.84

 

Service Aces

1. Gabby Emeigh (YCP) – 73

6. Brooke Krebs (YCP) – 40

 

Service Aces Per Game

1. Gabby Emeigh (YCP) – 0.70

10. Brooke Krebs (YCP) – 0.39

 

Digs

1. Alexis Harbold (YCP) – 551

2. Hailey Dougherty (SAL) – 512

 

Digs Per Set

2. Alexis Harbold (YCP) – 5.20

3. Hailey Dougherty (SAL) – 5.07

 

Solo Blocks

T1. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) – 2

T7. Gianna Savarese (SAL) – 11

 

Block Assists

3. Gianna Savarese (SAL) – 69

10. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) – 54

 

Total Blocks

3. Gianna Savarese (SAL) – 80

4. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) – 77

 

Total Points

1. Nicole Venturelli (SAL) – 463

9. Brooke Krebs (YCP) – 298

 

Points Per Set

3. Nicole Venturelli (SAL) – 4.6

 

THE LAST TIME WE MET

The Spartans stunned the Sea Gulls in five sets on Friday, October 20 as York won the match 25-20, 26-24, 18-25, 22-25, 15-10. The win ended a 15-match losing streak to the Sea Gulls and also ended a nine game losing streak at the Maggs Center. The Spartans' last win previous to October 20 came on October 12, 2005 while the previous win at the Maggs Center came on September 18, 2002.

 

MATCH COVERAGE (Courtesy of Salisbury University)

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