October 26, 2010

Lees-McRae 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 (17-7, 13-0 CC) has been on a tear of late, entering the week having won 14 of its last 15, including a sweep of Lander University on Saturday. The Lady Bobcats have posted six 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 28th in the nation in hitting percentage (.364), while sophomore setter Megan Mitchell (Minden, Nev.) continues to be listed in assists per match, entering the week ranked 46th at 9.96 helpers per contest.

The Lady Bobcats are ranked among the nation's leaders in three categories, including winning percentage (53rd/0.708), assists per set (63rd/11.58), and kills per frame (90th/12.19).

Lees-McRae returns to the court on Wednesday when the Lady Bobcats host Belmont Abbey College to resume their conference schedule. The match is slated to begin at 7 p.m.

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