WHEN: Friday, October 11, 2019 • 6 p.m.
WHERE: Charles E. Smith Center (Washington, D.C.)
OPPONENT: George Washington
WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2019 • 6 p.m.
WHERE: Recreation Athletic Complex (Fairfax, Va.)
OPPONENT: George Mason
ATLANTIC 10 STANDINGS
A LOOK AT THE BILLIKENS
• Saint Louis begins its first of four consecutive road contests this weekend, first at George Washington on Friday and then at George Mason on Saturday. The Billikens are 15-8 all-time against the Colonials and 9-1 all-time against the Patriots.
• SLU enters the weekend with an 8-8 record, 2-1 in the conference. They’re alone in fourth place in the Atlantic 10 standings, trailing VCU, Dayton and George Washington, all of whom are 3-0.
• Junior S Kennedy Cordia leads the conference with 29 service aces (0.49 per set), while also ranking third with 534 assists (9.05 per set). Cordia currently sits at 2,105 career assists, eighth all-time by a Billiken.
• Junior OH Maya Taylor, two-time 2019 Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Week award winner, ranks third in the conference with 209 kills (4.18 per set), just one behind the second highest. She is coming off of a career-high 26 kills against Fordham last weekend.
• Senior OH Sien Gallop ranks second on the Billikens in both kills (182, 3.14 per set) and digs (190, 3.28 per set).
• Sophomore DS Cayce Chaycowsky leads SLU with 201 digs (3.47 per set). Her 4.13 digs-per-set ranks first all-time for the Billikens.
• Sophomore Sara Daniels is first on the Bills with 62 total blocks, including seven solo.
A LOOK AT THE OPPONENTS
• George Washington enters the weekend tied for first place with a 3-0 record in the conference, 9-7 overall. After defeating George Mason 3-2 in the first weekend of A-10 play, they took down Duquesne and La Salle in straight sets. The Colonials are led by senior OH Iott Skylar, who ranks second in the conference with 210 kills (3.82 per set). Paty Valle is third in the A-10 with 23 service aces (0.43 per set).
• George Mason is 4-11 on the season, 0-3 in conference play. The Patriots have three players with more than 150 kills, including Sion Hardy with a team-leading 163. Erin Derick ranks first on the team with 470 assists (8.87 per set), while also recording 10 service aces and 118 digs.