BILLIKEN VOLLEYBALL: at Western Illinois
WHEN: Sept. 12, 2017
WHERE: Macomb, Illinois
WHO: Western Illinois (5-5)
SLU-WIUSERIES: SLU leads all-time series 15-9 | SLU won last meeting 3-1 on 9/20/16
A LOOK AT THE BILLIKENS
• The Billikens enter the match 0-9 on the year. Last weekend, the Billikens fell to Pitt,
• Senior Lauren Leverenz has 2.28 kills per set with a team-leading ..268 attack percentage.
• Camila Rivas is the team setter, recording 7.90 assists per set, fourth in the Atlantic 10. Freshman Kennedy Cordia also has seen time at setter with 3.00 assists per set.
• Libero Mackenzie Long posts 3.03 digs per set.
• Sien Gallop leads SLU with 19 aces this season.
• The Billikens are led at the net by Lauren Mershon (21 blocks) and Nenye Okoro (19 blocks)
• Saint Louis head coach Kent Miller has 99 wins at the helm of Saint Louis. His next win will make him the third coach in SLU history to notch 100 wins with the Billikens.
A LOOK AT WIU
• The Leathernecks are 5-5 and coming off of a 2-1 appearance at the EIU Panther Invite. WIU defeated Alabama A&M and Eastern Illinois while falling to Chicago State.
• WIU is led by Emma Norris, who posts 3.19 kills per set.
• Mackenzie Steckler is the most efficient hitter on the Leathernecks with a .310 attack percentage.
• Setter Jaime Johnson records 9.21 assists per set.
• Norris and Johnson are WIU's top servers, with seven aces each.
• Libero Claire Grove leads the team with 4.46 digs per set.
• Up front, Emilee Dechant (39 blocks) and Steckler (36 blocks) led the Leathernecks' defensive efforts.