Troy Volleyball Set for Season Finales on Senior Weekend

TROY, Alabama- The Troy volleyball team (9-20, 3-11 SBC) is set to host the last pair of matches of the regular season as it hosts Appalachian State and Coastal Carolina on Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11. Four seniors, Lauren Long, Avalon Nero, Alisha Hinrichs and Reina Terry will be honored prior to first serve against Appalachian State on Friday. Both matches are set for 6:30 at the Trojan Arena.

 

The Trojans are still fighting for a seed in the conference tournament after a tough weekend of losses against ULM and UL Lafayette. ULM earned its first conference win of the season as the Warhawks defeated the Trojans in five sets. On Saturday, Troy out-killed the Ragin’ Cajuns by 24, but ultimately fell 3-1.

 

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APPALACHIAN STATE

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COASTAL CAROLINA

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ABOUT APPALACHIAN STATE

The Mountaineers enter the weekend at 11-17 overall and 6-8 in the Sun Belt following two wins last weekend over Georgia Southern and Georgia State. Sophomore Melissa McCath leads the squad with 338 kills on the season. Defensively, senior Olivia Loeffler has recorded 448 digs, a team-high. The Trojans look for redemption against the Mountaineers as Appalachian State defeated Troy earlier this season in a five-set heartbreaker.

 

ABOUT COASTAL CAROLINA

The Chanticleers are the top team in the Sun Belt with at 16-7 overall and 13-1 in the conference. Senior outside hitter Leah Hardeman has lived up to her preseason Offensive Player of the Year title as she has been named offensive player of the week six times this season. She is explosive at the net with 399 kills and an attack percentage of .290. The Chanticleers defeated the Trojans in three sets earlier this season.

 

NOTEWORTHY

Sophomore Belle Waldrop leads the Trojans with 254 kills (2.37 kills/set).

The Trojans rank first in the conference in service aces with 151 aces (1.39 aces/set). Freshman Cheyenne Hays paces the way with 35, second in the Sun Belt, while Kiara Barrett is seventh in the conference with 30.

Sophomore middles Savannah Moore and Logan Page rank ninth and 10th in the Sun Belt, respectively, both with a hitting percentage of .298.

Moore’s .750 hitting percentage against Little Rock remains the Sun Belt high for this season.

With 2,685 career assists, Reina Terry ranks sixth all-time in the Troy record books.

 

For more on Troy volleyball, visit TroyTrojans.com and follow @TroyTrojansVB on Twitter. 

 

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