Cassie Weaver finished with 21 kills and 14 digs
The 6-1 start is Marshall's best start since 2009
Pelton led Marshall with 16 kills
Marshall will play Indiana State, Morehead State and Canisius
Marshall's season begins on Friday, Aug. 28 at the Eagle Challenge.
Marshall 3, UCF 2
Appeared in 29 matches, starting 21 of them... ... named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 29 after collecting seven solo rejections during matches against Middle Tennessee (3) and FIU (4).... Led C-USA in blocks for majority of season and finished second with 106 (third in blocks per set with 1.06)... recorded double-digit kills twice (Sept. 13 vs. Southern Illinois (11), Oct. 5 vs. North Texas (13))... posted an above .300 hitting efficiency in 18 matches, including one at .714 (Nov. 7-FIU) and two above .800... finished hitting a team-high .357, with just 32 attack errors... first on squad in blocking and fifth with 134 kills... Named to the all-tournament team at Marshall's host tournament Thunder Invite... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013)
Appeared in 26 matches, starting 18... played in 74 sets, recording 80 kills on the season, including nine during the 2013 season opener versus Virginia on 8/30... recorded three service aces on 10/13 versus North Texas... fourth on the team with 60 total blocks on the year, including 10 block solos... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012)
Played in 27 games and started 26 ... Led the team with 100 total blocks ... Tallied 74 kills, while averaging 0.72 per set ... Recorded 13 block assists against SMU (9/23), placing sixth all-time in Conference USA history for block assists in a match ... Named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team.
PRIOR TO MARSHALL
A three-year letter winner for Jupiter High School in Jupiter, Fla.... Also a member of the Treasure Club 18's National club team ... In 2010, She was selected to the Palm Beach Post All-County first team and the All-Area second team, as well as the Sun Sentinel All-Area first team ... Named to the Palm Beach Post Top 10 area players and earned a spot in the annual All-Star game ... Holds the Jupiter High School record for most blocks and kills ... During her tenure with the Treasure Coast club team she helped them win the Big South National Qualifier Championship ... In 2011, she totaled 275 kills, 165 blocks and 25 service aces, while averaging 10 kills and six blocks per match
Majoring in journalism.