GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNC Greensboro volleyball will host its 50th anniversary celebration match this Saturday when the Spartans host Mercer in Fleming Gymnasium.
Where: Fleming Gymnasium | Greensboro, N.C.
When: Saturday, Oct. 19 | 4 p.m.
Five Facts To Know
-- UNCG (2-5) and Mercer (2-4) are seventh and sixth in the SoCon standings respectively
-- Head Coach Corey Carlin needs just one more victory for 100 wins during his time at UNCG
-- As a team, the Spartans rank fifth in the SoCon in digs per set (14.73)
-- Junior Maria Esch ranks tied for ninth in kills per set (3.36) during SoCon action
-- Freshman Gabriela McHugh -- who ranks 15th in program history in career assists already -- leads the SoCon in the statistical category with 749
-- This will be the 14th all-time meeting between UNCG and Mercer
-- The Spartans will be looking for their 10th win against the Bears
Upcoming For The Spartans
UNCG will be back on the road next Friday to face Western Carolina in Cullowhee. The match will start at 6 p.m.
50 Years of UNCG Volleyball
The 2019 season will be a special one for the program, as UNCG volleyball is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The program will be hosting a special celebration during the weekend of Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19. The weekend will include an alumni vs. alumni match, a program history celebration luncheon and recognition of several distinguished alumni from the program’s past.
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