September 23, 2008

Volleyball Returns Home To Face Iona Wednesday

Quinnipiac University Bobcats (1-13) vs.

Iona College Gaels (8-4)

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008 – 7 p.m.

Burt Kahn Court – Hamden, Conn.

Welcome Home

The Quinnipiac University volleyball team returns home to face Iona, Wednesday night, following 10 consecutive matches away from the Burt Kahn Court. The Bobcats currently stand at 1-13, while the Gaels come into Wednesday's match at 8-4, including wins in each of their last four matches.

Live Audio and Live Stats Available

Live audio and live stats will be available for Wednesday's match. WQAQ, in association with the Bobcats Sports Network, will broadcast the match. Fans can also follow the action with live stats. Both are available by clicking on the appropriate links on the volleyball schedule at quinnipiacbobcats.com.

75% of the Time,

She's on the All-Tournament Team Every Time

Freshman middle hitter Alyssa Naylor (San Diego, Calif.) has made the all-tournament team in three of the four tournaments the Bobcats have played this season. She earned the same recognition at the Quinnipiac Invitational after compiling 36 kills, a .336 hitting percentage and five blocks in four matches. Naylor was then named all-tournament at the Maine Invitational with 27 kills, a .442 hitting percentage and seven blocks in three matches. She also earned a spot on the Brown Invitational All-Tournament Team, hitting .400 with 21 kills and seven blocks.

Scouting The Iona Gaels

The Gaels enter Wednesday's match following four straight wins. Sarah Wiener leads the Gaels in kills with 132, while setter Alyssa Erickson has a team-leading 334 assists. Rachelle Wilson's 39 blocks and Allison Nieters' 267 digs are both team bests.

On Deck

The Bobcats return to action, Saturday, Sept. 27, when they play host to NJIT (2 p.m.) and Coppin State (7 p.m.) in opening round action of the Quinnipiac Bobcat Invitational. They'll face Hartford on Sunday at 2 p.m.