October 19, 2010

Lady Bobcats listed in NCAA Statistics

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 set (12.33).

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.

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