Volleyball Faces Georgian Court Tuesday In CACC Championship Quarterfinals

Volleyball Faces Georgian Court Tuesday In CACC Championship Quarterfinals

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York women's volleyball team travels to Georgian Court University on Tuesday, Nov. 19 for the program's first-ever Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championship contest, with first serve for the quarterfinal-round showdown set for 6 p.m.

Match Information: Georgian Court
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 6 p.m.
Location: Lakewood, N.J. | GCU Wellness Center 
All-Time Series: Georgian Court leads 8-2
Last Time: Georgian Court, 3-0 (Oct. 26, 2019)
Media Coverage: Live Stats  | Live Video

About the Clippers
Concordia (9-12, 8-11 CACC) makes its first trip to the postseason since the 2006 East Coast Conference (ECC) Championship as the fourth seed from the North Division after concluding the regular season with a 3-0 triumph at Goldey-Beacom College on Saturday, Nov. 16.. The Clippers boast a CACC-leading 17.65 digs per set with 11.02 kills on a .142 hitting percentage on top of 1.54 service aces and 1.26 blocks.

Freshman middle blockers Madison Gardner (Oak Hills, Calif.) sparks the offense behind a team-best 2.59 kills on a .206 clip with 0.66 blocks and 0.35 service aces. Junior libero Nelly Diaz (Land O Lakes, Fla.), the recently-tabbed CACC Defensive Player of the Week, boasts the second-highest dig per set average in the league at 5:23, while sophomore right-side hitter Militza De Hostos (Bayamon, Puerto Rico) dishes out a team-best 4.52 assists.

About the Lions
Georgian Court (27-6, 16-3 CACC) earned the top seed from the South Division riding a four-match winning streak, winning all four by 3-0 scores with the regular season ending with a 3-0 sweep of Dominican College (N.Y.) on Saturday, Nov. 16. The Lions lead the CACC with a .217 hitting percentage while ranking second with 12.08 kills and 11.27 assists on top of 1.91 blocks and 1.88 service aces.

Kinsy Hashke sparks the offense behind 3.14 kills, sixth-best rate in the league, and 0.36 service aces, getting her feeds from Jaime Sweeney who dishes out a team-best 4.94 assists. Emily McCurley anchors the defense behind 4.32 digs, ninth-highest in the CACC, while Amy Bruno leads three Lions ranked in the top-10 of the conference for blocks behind a  0.92 average which places third with Shena Rayside ranking fifth with 0.80 and Grace Fenn sitting 10th with 0.72.

Up Next
The winner of Tuesday's quarterfinal bout faces the winner of the Caldwell University vs Jefferson University match on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Holy Family University.

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