FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Despite just playing the Florida Tech this past Saturday, the Nova Southeastern volleyball team will host the Panthers at the NSU Arena on Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m.
The mid-week match, that was postponed due to Hurricane Matthew, comes just three days after FIT (7-20, 1-12 SSC) picked up their first conference win, a 3-1 victory over NSU (11-17, 3-10 SSC). The Panthers' win on Saturday was the first win since 2013 FIT earned over the Sharks, and they now hold a slim 25-23 advantage in the overall series.
and Katie Pyles
each recorded double-doubles in defeat, while sharing the team-high of 14 digs, as Tyler-Palmer tallied 17 kills and Pyles had 27 assists. Megan Burns
picked up 13 digs and had six assists.
On the Panthers' side, the host team posted a hitting percentage of .242 with a season-high 61 kills and 23 errors. Kelly Germain paced the Panthers with a team-high 16 kills and six digs. Olivia Hersey collected 15 kills and a match-high five block assists. Heather Bowersox tallied nine kills and three block assists, while Jenna Schaffer notched nine kills, seven digs and three assists. Kiayna O'Neal added eight
kills to FIT's stat line.
Tyler-Palmer still leads the Sharks' offense with an average of 3.83 kills while Megan Burns
holds down the defense, with a conference second-best 5.23 digs per set.
NSU's SAAC will be hosting the final Shark Night of the semester during tomorrow night's match, with a neon theme. Students are encouraged to wear bright neon colors and there will also be an area where game attendees can make their own sundaes.
For live stats and video, head to NSUSharks.com.