Volleyball Heads To Chattanooga For Midweek Match
Sept. 16, 2013
UAB (9-3) vs. Chattanooga (0-11)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ----- The UAB volleyball team (9-3) will remain on the road this week as it faces Chattanooga (0-11) on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. CT in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Blazers are currently 2-0 in midweek matches and 3-0 against Southern Conference teams.
This will be the fifth meeting between UAB and Chattanooga. The two teams have not faced each other since the 1997 season when the Blazers outlasted the Mocs 3-1. The Green and Gold have not dropped a match in the series, and are currently 4-0 against UTC.
Blazers’ Block Party
UAB’s Offense Firing on all Cylinders
Junior Kiriana Hirini is the team’s most efficient hitter, carrying an attack percentage of .436 that ranks 22nd in the nation. UAB is hitting .253 as a team to rank 59th.
Running the Blazer offense is senior Becca Howard, who has dished out 434 helpers on the season. She is averaging 10.85 assists per set, which is currently 39th in the nation.
Scouting the Mocs
Allie Davenport continues to lead the Mocs with 100 kills and 2.70 kills per set, while Anne Bachmann and Briana Reid split time at the setter position recording 169 and 131 assists, respectively.
Melissa Green and Catherine Chason spearhead the Mocs defense with 99 and 149 digs, respectively. Leading the Mocs in blocks are Kasey Talley (27) and Kendall Sexton (23).