Volleyball Treks To Caldwell Wednesday

Volleyball Treks To Caldwell Wednesday

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York women's volleyball team hits the road on Wednesday, Oct. 16 to take on Caldwell University in the second leg of their home-and-home Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) North Division series. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Match Information: Caldwell
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Location: Caldwell, N.J. | Newman Center 
All-Time Series: Caldwell leads 22-1
Last Time: Caldwell, 3-1 (Sept. 18, 2019) 
Media Coverage: Live Stats  | Live Video

About the Clippers
Concordia (3-5, 3-5 CACC) travels to Caldwell after falling at Holy Family University 3-0 on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Clippers boast a CACC-leading 18.23 digs per set with 11.16 kills a .139 hitting percentage on top of 1.42 blocks and 1.39 service aces.

Freshman middle blockers Madison Gardner (Oak Hills, Calif.) sparks the offense behind a team-best 2.68 kills and .206 hitting percentage with a 0.84 blocks per set rate that ranks sixth in the CACC and 0.45 service aces. Junior libero Nelly Diaz (Land O Lakes, Fla.) boasts the fifth-highest dig per set average in the league at 4.94, while sophomore right-side hitter Militza De Hostos (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) dishes out a team-best 4.68 assists.

About the Cougars
Caldwell (7-13, 5-3 CACC) wraps up a three-match homestand following a 3-1 setback against Georgian Court University on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Cougars average 9.97 kills on a .137 hitting percentage with 13.80 digs, 9.35 assists, 1.72 service aces and 1.24 blocks.

Elise Smith paces the offense behind 3.24 kills, getting her feeds from Samantha Ashton who dishes out a team-best 7.64 assists. Humiko Stormer anchors the defense behind 4.08 digs, with Katie Compagno boasting a team-leading 0.65 blocks while Marina Schlaepfer serves 0.42 aces.

Up Next
The volleyball team kicks off the athletic department's 2019 Homecoming schedule on Friday, Oct. 18 against Wilmington University (Del.) with first serve set for 5 p.m.

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