Rio volleyball makes trek to Bluefield
by Randy Payton Special to OVP
RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande volleyball team will conclude a seven-game road trip when they travel to face Bluefield College on Thursday evening.
First serve is set for 6 p.m.
In their most recent outing, the RedStorm (9-13 overall, 3-9 Mid-South Conference) swept the University of Pikeville on the road Monday night in a decisive conference matchup.
Junior outside hitter Betsy Schramm (Marietta, OH) notched nine kills against the Bears to bring her team-leading total to 210 on the season.
Freshman Kayla Briley (Marion, OH) continues to pace the passing attack for the RedStorm with 632 assists, while senior defensive specialist Nicole Ogg (Albany, OH) has dug out 279 opponent attacks during the 2013 campaign.
The Rams (5-16, 0-11) enter the contest after snapping a three-match losing skid with a 3-1 win over Hollins University.
Leading the way for the Rams this season is sophomore outside hitter Jasmine Morrow, who has 295 kills and 250 digs thus far during the season, while freshman setter Sydney Spencer has recorded a team-leading 487 assists.
Rio Grande rolled to a 3-0 win over the Rams during the first meeting between the two squads on October 2 in Rio Grande.
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