Spartan Volleyball Prepares For CAC Tournament Opener

Spartan Volleyball Prepares For CAC Tournament Opener

YORK, PA – The York College volleyball team will host the Frostburg State Bobcats in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. The Spartans will welcome the Bobcats on Tuesday evening in the first round matchup.

York enters the tournament as the third seed while Frostburg comes in as the sixth seed. The match is set for a 7:00 pm start at Wolf Gym.

 

SCOUTING THE SPARTANS

Head Coach: Dan Mickle (2nd season, 38-16, 9-7 CAC)

Record: 19-8 overall, 4-3 in the Capital Athletic Conference (3rd seed), 9-3 at home

 

Spartan Leaders

 

Brooke Krebs: 254 kills, 2.79 kills per set, .177 attack %, 18 service aces, 213 digs, 2.34 digs per set, 22 blocks, 285 points

Madyson Whitcomb: 227 kills, 2.44 kills per set, .393 attack %, 16 digs, 0.17 digs per set, 86 blocks, 0.92 blocks per set, 280.5 points

Eryn Brady: 187 kills, 1.95 kills per set, .199 attack %, 42 digs, 0.44 digs per set, 51 blocks, 0.53 blocks per set, 218.5 points

Alexis Harbold: 422 digs, 5.63 digs per set, 56 assists, 0.75 assists per set, 13 service aces

Gabby Emeigh: 576 assists, 6.00 assists per set, 46 service aces, 0.48 service aces per set, 201 digs, 2.09 digs per set

 

Spartan Team Statistics

 

27 matches, 98 sets played

1150 kills

11.73 kills per set

489 errors

3378 total attacks

.196 attack %

1069 assists

10.91 assists per set

179 service aces

1.83 service aces per set

234 service errors

135 reception errors

1534 digs

15.65 digs per set

68 solo blocks

259 block assists

198 total blocks

56 block errors

52 ball handling errors

15.6 points per set

 

SCOUTING THE BOBCATS

Head Coach: Becky Fletcher (8th season, 96-163, 26-39 CAC)

Record: 11-22 overall, 2-5 in the Capital Athletic Conference (6th seed), 1-8 on the road

 

Bobcat Leaders

 

Biamba Tshitenge: 276 kills, 2.76 kills per set .241 attack %, 18 service aces, 77 digs, 0.77 digs per set, 72 blocks, 345 points

Haley Altemus: 266 kills, 2.29 kills per set, .114 attack %, 27 service aces, 372 digs, 3.21 digs per set, 38 blocks, 314 points

Ashante Corey-Bey: 193 kills, 1.95 kills per set, .227 attack %, 11 digs, 58 blocks, 0.59 blocks per set, 232.5 points

Cori Smothers: 579 digs, 5.03 digs per set, 77 assists, 0.67 assists per set, 42 service aces

Katie Onyundo: 904 assists, 7.79 assists per set, 37 service aces, 318 digs, 2.74 digs per set

 

Bobcat Team Statistics

 

33 matches, 116 sets played

1157 kills

10 kills per set

623 errors

4288 total attacks

.125 attack %

1061 assists

9.1 assists per set

199 service aces

1.7 service aces per set

193 service errors

201 reception errors

2064 digs

17.8 digs per set

63 solo blocks

177 block assists

151.5 total blocks

25 block errors

91 ball handling errors

13.00 points per set

 

WHAT'S ON THE LINE

The winner of the match will advance to the CAC Semifinals to take on the winner of the #2 seed Christopher Newport Captains and the #7 seed Penn St. Harrisburg Lions. The Spartans defeated the Lions in straight sets but fell in straight sets to the Captains earlier in the season.

 

All-Time CAC Volleyball Championships

 

8 – Salisbury (98, 00, 04, 07, 08, 09, 11, 12)

5 – Gallaudet (92, 95, 96, 99, 03)

4 – Christopher Newport (13, 14, 15, 17)

3 – Catholic (94, 01, 02)

2 – Mary Washington (91, 16)

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 5th, FSU 4th

Kills per set: York 3rd, FSU 7th

Attack %: York T-2nd, FSU 8th

Assists: York 4th, FSU 5th

Assists per set: York 3rd, FSU 7th

Service aces: York 6th, FSU 4th

Service aces per set: York 5th, FSU 6th

Digs: York 5th, FSU 1st

Digs per set: York 4th, FSU 1st

Solo blocks: York 3rd, FSU 4th

Block assists: York 4th, FSU 7th

Blocks per set: York 3rd, FSU 8th

Points per set: York T-3rd, FSU 8th

 

CAC Individual Leaders

Kills

3. Biamba Tshitenge (FSU) – 276

4. Haley Altemus (FSU) – 265

7. Brooke Krebs (YCP) – 254

 

Kills per set

T-3. Brooke Krebs (YCP) – 2.79

T-5. Biamba Tshitenge (FSU) – 2.76 

9. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) – 2.44

 

Attack %

1. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) - .393

10. Biamba Tshitenge (FSU) - .239

 

Assists

1. Katie Onyundo (FSU) – 902

5. Gabby Emeigh (YCP) – 576

 

Assists per set

5. Katie Onyundo (FSU) – 7.78

8. Gabby Emeigh (YCP) – 6.00

 

Service aces

5. Gabby Emeigh (YCP) – 46

7. Cori Smothers (FSU) – 42

9. Bailey Godlove (FSU) – 39

10. Katie Onyundo (FSU) – 37

 

Digs

1. Cori Smothers (FSU) – 577

6. Alexis Harbold (YCP) – 422

8. Haley Altemus (FSU) – 376

10. Katie Onyundo (FSU) – 324

 

Digs per set

1. Alexis Harbold (YCP) – 5.63

4. Cori Smothers (FSU) – 5.02

9. Haley Altemus (FSU) – 3.24

10. Katie Onyundo (FSU) – 2.79

 

Solo blocks

1. Biamba Tshitenge (FSU) – 31

T-5. Ashante Corey-Bey (FSU) – 21

T-5. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) – 21

8. Cheyenne Altland (YCP) – 17

 

Block assists

5. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) – 65

 

Total blocks

3. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) – 86

7. Biamba Tshitenge (FSU) – 74

 

Total points

1. Biamba Tshitenge (FSU) – 346.5

4. Haley Altemus (FSU) – 313.5

8. Brooke Krebs (YCP) – 285

 

Points per set

T-2. Biamba Tshitenge (FSU) – 3.5

T-5. Brooke Krebs (YCP) – 3.1

T-8. Madyson Whitcomb (YCP) – 3.0

 

THE LAST TIME WE MET 

The Spartans fell to the Bobcats in straight sets on the road back on October 13 by the score 25-22, 25-22, 25-21. York is 4-8 all-time against Frostburg State and the team have split 1-1 in the CAC tournament.  The Spartans have won their last six matches at home overall.

 

MATCH COVERAGE

Live Video 

Frostburg State Volleyball Homepage

Capital Athletic Conference Volleyball Homepage 

 

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