UNCGSPARTANS.COM
10-22-2019
Print this article - UNCG Volleyball Facing Top SoCon Foes On The Road print
Article rss feed - UNCG Volleyball Facing Top SoCon Foes On The Road rss

GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNC Greensboro volleyball will be on the road for a pair of tough matches this weekend, facing Western Carolina on Friday night before squaring off with ETSU on Saturday. 

  1. Who: Western Carolina
  2. Where: Ramsey Center | Cullowhee, N.C.
  3. When: Friday, Oct. 25 | 6 p.m. 
  • Who: ETSU
  • Where: J. Madison Brooks Gymnasium | Johnson City, Tenn. 
  • When: Saturday, Oct. 26 | 3 p.m. 

Five Facts To Know

-- Through this past weekend's action, ETSU (8-0) and Western Carolina (6-2) are first and third in the SoCon standings respectively

-- Head Coach Corey Carlin earned his 100th victory at UNCG during last Saturday's win over Mercer

-- As a team, the Spartans rank fourth in the SoCon in digs per set (14.59)

-- Junior Maria Esch ranks seventh in kills per set (3.34) during SoCon action 

-- Freshman Gabriela McHugh -- who ranks 15th in program history in career assists already -- leads the SoCon in the statistical category with 796

Series History
-- This will be the 53rd all-time meeting between UNCG and Western Carolina 

-- The Spartans last beat the Catamounts on Nov. 8, 2017

-- The 35th all-time matchup between UNCG and ETSU will take place on Saturday 

-- The Buccaneers currently hold a five-match winning streak against the Spartans

Upcoming For The Spartans

UNCG will continue its travels next weekend when it faces Wofford and The Citadel. 

50 Years of UNCG Volleyball

The 2019 season is a special one for the program, as UNCG volleyball is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The program hosted a special celebration during the weekend of Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19. The weekend included a program history celebration luncheon and recognition of several distinguished alumni from the program’s past.

-- UNCG –