INDIANAPOLIS --- The Lees-McRae College women's
volleyball team is ranked among the nation's leaders in five
individual and team statistical categories, announced NCAA
officials Tuesday with the release of this week's NCAA Division II
women's soccer statistics.
Lees-McRae (15-6, 12-0 CC) has been on a tear of late, entering
the week riding a 12-match winning streak after sweeping Erskine in
Conference Carolinas play and edging rising region power Tusculum
in a five-set thriller on Saturday. The Lady Bobcats have posted
five consecutive undefeated weeks in conference play, entering the
stretch run with a 2.5-match lead in the league standings.
Senior middle blocker Whitney Justice (Connelly Springs, N.C.)
is ranked 31st in the nation in hitting percentage (.362), while
sophomore setter Megan Mitchell (Minden, Nev.) continues to be
listed in assists per match, entering the week ranked 40th at 10.03
helpers per contest.
The Lady Bobcats are ranked among the nation's leaders in three
categories, including hitting percentage (47th/0.229) and assists
per set (60th/11.73). Lees-McRae is also ranked 80th in kills per
Lees-McRae returns to the court on Tuesday when the Lady Bobcats
travel to Charlotte, N.C. to resume their conference schedule
against Queens University of Charlotte. The match is slated to
begin at 6:30 p.m.