Florence, S.C. –The Lander volleyball team (12-7, 2-4 PBC) will take-on Francis Marion (7-12, 2-4 PBC) on Friday at 7:00 p.m. in hopes of extending its winning streak to three games.
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- Since falling behind to Tusculum 2-0 last Saturday, the Bearcats have won six of the team’s last seven sets. Freshman right-side hitterHannah Hritz has starred for the Bearcats with 35 kills in the two matches.
- Lander and Francis Marion enter Friday’s contest tied for fifth in the Peach Belt Standings. The Bearcats currently hold the tiebreaker over Francis Marion after defeating the Patriots earlier this season on Sept. 16th.
- Senior outside hitterKristin Martindale registered an impressive .421 hitting percentage last time out against Francis Marion.
- Right-side hitterReyonia Whipple continues to make her presence felt this season as the senior leads the PBC with 97 blocks and a second-best .313 hitting percentage.
- Junior outside hitter Georgia Garrison leads the Patriots with a PBC fifth-best 3.21 kills per set average.