Lander faces off with PBC leader USC Aiken on Wednesday

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Aiken, S.C. – After falling to Flagler on Saturday to mark the team’s third consecutive defeat, the Lander women’s volleyball team (9-4, 2-3 PBC) looks to right the ship on Wednesday against conference rival USC Aiken (12-2, 4-0 PBC).

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STORYLINES:

  • After dropping the team’s first two games of the season, USC Aiken has won 12-straight matches heading into Wednesday’s contest against Lander. The Pacers sit atop the Peach Belt standings with a perfect 4-0 conference record.
  • Lander right-side hitterHannah Hritz looks to continue her exceptional play in Wednesday’s match. The talented freshman ranks second in the PBC with 173 kills and fourth in kills per set with an average of 3.39.
  • Senior right-side hitterReyonia Whipple tops the conference in total blocks, block assists and blocks per set with 67, 64 and a season average of 1.31 respectively.
  • Sophomore liberoHannah McManus ranks second in the PBC with 308 digs.
  • Pacer outside hitter Julia Forster leads USC Aiken with 155 kills this year.
  • Both Lander and USC Aiken enter Wednesday’s match with three players with 100 or more kills on the season.

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