INDIANAPOLIS --- The Lees-McRae College men's
volleyball team is ranked in 13 individual and team categories in
the first installment of the NCAA Division I men's volleyball
statistics, announced NCAA officials Monday.
Lees-McRae (4-6) enters the week ranked 18th in the nation in
assists per set (11.47) and digs per frame (8.0). The Bobcats are
also listed 20th in kills per set (12.18), 23rd in blocks per set
(2.15), 24th in aces per frame (1.03), and 25th in hitting
Senior libero Juan Ramirez (Miami, Fla.) is off to a strong
start this season, entering the week ranked second in the nation in
digs per set, while fellow veteran Chad Mercado (Orlando, Fla.) is
listed third in the country in kills per set (4.84). Freshman
setter Randy Ramirez (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) is ranked in a pair of
categories, entering the week listed 15th in assists per set
(10.47) and 49th in aces per frame (0.25). Juan Ramirez is also
ranked 37th in assists per set (1.58), while Mercado is listed 42nd
in digs per frame (1.68).
Lees-McRae returns to the court on Tuesday when the Bobcats host
King College (Tenn.) in a Conference Carolinas matchup at 7:30 p.m.
in Williams Gymnasium.