Complete Match Notes
SIUE (9-17, 8-6 OVC) vs. Austin Peay 23-4 (12-2 OVC)
Fri., Nov. 9 - 6 p.m.
Series: Austin Peay leads 12-8
SIUE (9-17, 8-6 OVC) vs. Murray State 17-9 (11-3 OVC)
Sat., Nov. 10 - 2 p.m.
Series: Murray State leads 16-3
WEEKEND PROMOTIONS: On Friday, it's 90s Day. Fans and students we encourage you to wear your best 90s themed attire and throwbacks to the match. A group from the Beverly Farms Foundation will be in attendance to support the Cougars. On Saturday, SIUE celebrates Sami Knight, playing in her final home match at the Vadalabene Center.
LAST TIME OUT: SIUE defeated UT Martin in four sets on the road for its second road OVC victory of the season.
BACK-TO-BACK AWARD WINNER: Hope Everett was named the OVC Newcomer of the Week two consecutive weeks (Oct. 19-27).
PREVIOUSLY VS. AUSTIN PEAY: The Governors defeated the Cougars in four sets (10/6). Dylynn Otte led SIUE with 16 kills. Cecily Gable powered the Governors with 24 kills.
PREVIOUSLY VS. MURRAY STATE: SIUE was held to 32 kills in a three-set loss at Murray State (10/5). Rachel McDonald had nine kills for SIUE while Rachel Giustino led Murray State with 17 kills.
GOING FIVE: SIUE is 2-0 this season in five-set matches.
DIG IT: SIUE's defense set a record for the Division I era with 112 digs against EIU. SIUE libero Jordyn Klein set a new career high with 29 digs.
OVC DIGGING: SIUE leads the OVC in digs per set at 17.57 (overall) and in conference-only matches (18.77).
PREVIEWING AUSTIN PEAY: The league-leading Governors lead the OVC in hitting percentage (.234), kills per set (13.72) and assists per set (12.82). Logan Carger is Austin Peay's top hitter with a .314 hitting percentage this season.
PREVIEWING MURRAY STATE: Murray State enters the weekend with the OVC's longest winning streak at 11 matches. Giustino leads OVC hitters with 4.02 kills per set.
GETTING IT DONE AT HOME: SIUE is 7-2 this season at home as well as 19-4 under Head Coach Kendall Paulus. The Cougars are 6-0 in OVC home matches.
ON THE BLOCK: Everett leads the Cougars in blocks with 14 solo blocks and 62 block assists (0.97 blocks per set). She is ranked fourth in the OVC.
HEAD COACH KENDALL PAULUS: Coach Paulus is in her second season as head coach and eighth season at SIUE, having previously worked as an assistant coach. Paulus broke the school record for wins by a first-year head coach with 23.
November 12, 2018 Everett Named OVC Co-Newcomer of the Week
November 10, 2018 Cougars Earn No. 5 Seed for OVC Tournament
November 9, 2018 Governors Down Cougars
November 3, 2018 Extra Effort Lifts Cougars Over Skyhawks
November 2, 2018 Cougars Begin Road Trip With Loss at Southeast Missouri
November 1, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE Travels to Southeast Missouri, UT Martin
October 31, 2018 Prairie Farms Student-Athlete of the Week
October 29, 2018 SIUE's Everett Repeats as OVC Newcomer of the Week
October 27, 2018 SIUE Keeps Rolling With Four-Set Win Over Tennessee State
October 26, 2018 PREVIEW: Cougars Look to Continue Strong Play at Home
October 24, 2018 McDonald's 30 Kills Sparks Cougars Over Panthers
October 23, 2018 PREVIEW: Cougars Set for Rematch With Eastern Illinois
October 22, 2018 Everett Named OVC Volleyball Newcomer of the Week
October 20, 2018 SIUE Volleyball Downs Eastern Kentucky
October 19, 2018 SIUE Powers Past Morehead State
October 18, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE Welcomes Morehead State, Eastern Kentucky
October 13, 2018 Gamecocks Thwart SIUE
October 12, 2018 Tennessee Tech Upends Cougars
October 6, 2018 Cougars Fall to Austin Peay in Four Sets
October 5, 2018 Murray State Upends Cougars
October 4, 2018 PREVIEW: Cougars Head to Murray State, Austin Peay
October 2, 2018 VolleyMob.com Honors SIUE's McDonald
October 1, 2018 McDonald, LeMasters Earn OVC Weekly Honors
September 29, 2018 Cougars Down SEMO in Four Sets
September 28, 2018 Cougars Win OVC Home Opener
September 27, 2018 PREVIEW: OVC Home Opener for Cougars
September 26, 2018 Prairie Farms Student-Athlete of the Week
September 22, 2018 SIUE Sweeps Belmont
September 19, 2018 EIU Tops Cougars
September 18, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE Opens OVC Regular Season
September 15, 2018 SIUE Bests Oral Roberts in Five Sets
September 14, 2018 NKU Downs SIUE
September 13, 2018 PREVIEW: Home Opener for Volleyball Cougars
September 8, 2018 Cougars Close Out Kangaroo Klassic
September 7, 2018 Providence, UMKC Down Cougars
September 6, 2018 PREVIEW: Volleyball Heads to Kangaroo Klassic
September 1, 2018 Cougars Fall to IUPUI, Western Michigan
August 31, 2018 Cougars Open IUPUI Tourney
August 30, 2018 PREVIEW: Volleyball Heads to IUPUI Tourney
August 25, 2018 Everett Named All-Tournament at Cowtown Classic
August 24, 2018 Cougars Drop Season Opener
August 23, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE Opens 2018 Regular Season
August 14, 2018 Cougars Tabbed Third in OVC Volleyball Preseason Poll
July 17, 2018 SIUE Volleyball Earns AVCA Honors
June 20, 2018 Volleyball Cougars Announce 2018 Schedule