PREVIEW: SIUE Welcomes Jacksonville State, Tennessee Tech
Nov. 3, 2011
SIUE (10-18, 5-11 OVC)
11/3 vs. Jacksonville State (9-17, 7-9 OVC), 7 p.m.
11/4 vs. Tennessee Tech (4-22, 3-13 OVC), 2 p.m.
SERIES: SIUE won the first-ever meeting at Jacksonville State Oct. 15 with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory against the Gamecocks. The Cougars lost their first meeting with Tennessee Tech in five sets on Oct. 14.
FRESHMAN RECORD: Chelsea Colclasure set the freshman record for digs in a season and now has 537. She is the sixth player in school history to record 500 or more digs in a season. The school record is 623 by Allison Buss in 2004.
TWO WEEKS REMAINING: There are two weeks left in the season for the Cougars. SIUE has three of its final four games at home. The only remaining road contest is a rematch with Southeast Missouri.
NUMBER UP: Setter Sammi Minton has the most assists (1,117) by a Cougar in a season since the Cougars made the jump to Division I. It is the most by an SIUE setter since Mallory Clement finished with 1,509 during the 2007 season.
ACES: SIUE's 150 service aces in the most by a Cougar team during the Division I era. Cori Harris also has the most individual service aces since the 2007 season with 33.