November 26, 2010

NCAA Stat Report includes Lady Tornado Volleyball

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College held onto four individual NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball Top-50 stat ranking in the newest report, released by the organization. In addition the Lady Tornado squad kept three team Top-50 rankings.

Kaitlyn Musick (Weber City, Va.) dropped down one place to No .10 in hitting percentage category even though her percentage went up to .396. Freshman Kelsey Griffitts (Bristol, Va.) climbed six spots to No. 43 with a .346 in the newest ranking.

Shannon Earwood (Carson City, Nev.) improved to No. 40 in assists per set with her 10.15 average.

Morgan Machen (Kingsport, Tenn.) stayed in the Top-50 with 3.56 kills per set at No. 48.

King maintained the No. 17 team hitting percentage ranking. The squad's .260 percentage was up as a stat, but not good enough to move the team in the rankings. The Lady Tornado landed at No. 29 in both aces per set and winning percentage, a three spot improvement over last week. King served 2.05 aces per set and own a .769 winning percentage.

The Lady Tornado fell out of the Top-50, barely, in kills per set. A week ago King was No. 50, but in the newest report the team was at No. 51.

King, the NCCAA Mid-East region runner up, will take a 30-9 record to the NCCAA National Tournament that starts on Dec. 2 in Kissimmee, Fla.