Rio Grande volleyball to entertain Tigers
Kerry Gibbs URG Sports Information
RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande volleyball team returns to action on Friday night as they host Campbellsville University at the Newt Oliver Arena.
First serve is set for 7 p.m.
The match will serve as Senior Night for the team’s lone senior Nicole Ogg, a defensive specialist from Albany, Ohio. She will be recognized prior to the contest.
The RedStorm (10-14 overall, 4-10 Mid-South Conference) enters Friday’s matchup with a measure of momentum after taking No. 9 Lindsey Wilson to the brink of defeat last Saturday with a thrilling five-set match that wound up in the Blue Raiders favor.
Rio Grande currently sits in the seventh spot in the conference standings.
Junior outside hitter Betsy Schramm (Marietta, OH) notched 15 kills against Lindsey Wilson and increased her team-leading tally to 238 kills.
Freshman setter Kayla Briley (Marion, OH) recorded a career-high 55 assists during the match and continues to pace the RedStorm passing with 719 assists on the season.
Ogg dug out 23 Lindsey Wilson attacks during the match, which brought her season total to 315 digs.
Campbellsville (17-6 overall, 9-3 MSC) enters this match third in the conference standings and fresh off a five-set loss on the road to Lee University.
Leading the way for the Tigers is senior outside hitter Rinata Aisena with 306 kills, while junior setter Jackie Schwieger and senior defensive specialist Caitlin Dresing have recorded 672 assists and 317 digs, respectively.
Live video will be available at wwww.ihigh.com/redstorm with Senior Night festivities beginning at 6:45 p.m.
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