BILLIKEN VOLLEYBALL: Bradley at Saint Louis (
WHEN: Monday, August 14,
WHERE: Chaifetz Pavilion • St. Louis, Missouri
SLU-BRADLEY SERIES: SLU leads series 12-11
BILLIKENS’ LAST GAME: Dayton 3, Saint Louis 2 (Nov. 20, 2016, Atlantic 10 Championship Match)
BRAVES' LAST GAME: Loyola Chicago 3, Bradley 0 (Nov. 19, 2016)
A LOOK AT THE BILLIKENS
• Saint Louis plays its first-ever exhibition game the Billikens host Bradley Monday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m.
• The Billikens return four starters and the libero from last year's team that fell in five sets in the A-10 Championship match.
• Mackenzie Long returns as the team's libero. She led the Billikens with 423 digs (3.55 per set) last year.
• SLU also returns Nenye Okoro, who was hampered by injury last year. Okoro posted 2.00 kills per set last year and has 681 career kills and 740 career digs.
• The Billikens have two setters on
• Saint Louis has two new outside hitters this season in transfer Sien Gallop and freshman Maya Taylor. Gallop comes to SLU from Pacific and Taylor was a four-time All-State performer at Idaho Falls.
• The Billikens are led by head coach Kent Miller in his seventh season at the helm. He has a 99-84 mark at SLU.
A LOOK AT THE BRAVES
• The Braves finished the 2016 season with a 7-22 record.
• Bradley has 10 newcomers on the 2017 roster.
• Leading the attack is junior Erica Haslag, who led the team with 320 kills last year.
• Bradley has a competition at Libero with junior Abby Ihrke (4.15 digs per set in 2016) and