Volleyball Travels to East Carolina

Nov. 23, 2010

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Marshall University volleyball team takes the road for the final time in 2010 to Greenville, N.C., to play Conference USA opponent East Carolina on Wed., Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. in Minges Coliseum.

Thundering Herd Scouting Report
11-19, 5-13 C-USA
Marshall split a pair of matches inside the Cam Henderson Center over the weekend.  Following a four-set defeat to Tulane, the Herd bounced back to sweep Southern Miss in dominating fashion.  Against the Golden Eagles, four players recorded nine-or-more kills, led by Kaitlin Holm’s 13.  Elizabeth Fleming produced a double-double by dishing out 39 assists and posting 11 digs.

Pirates Scouting Report
1-29, 0-18 C-USA
East Carolina also played Southern Miss and Tulane during the past weekend.  However, the Pirates did not fare as well, falling in three-game sweeps to both opponents. ECU is in the midst of a difficult season, losing 18-straight matches, all coming in league play.

Media Information:  GameTracker will be available for the match by logging onto HerdZone.com.




Milestones Approaching: Seniors Elizabeth Herman and Elizabeth Fleming are in reach of surpassing some impressive milestones in their collegiate careers.  Herman needs 39 kills over the next two matches to reach the 1,000 kill mark, while Fleming is just nine digs shy of 1,000.

Balanced Attack: Against Tulane and USM, Marshall produced four players with nine-or-more kills in both matches.  Elizabeth Herman led the Herd against the Green Wave with 16, while Kaitlin Holm topped MU with 13 against the Golden Eagles.

C-USA Sweeps:  Four-of-the five league victories for the Herd this season have been three-set sweeps.

Got To Give:  Marshall has struggled away from the Cam Henderson Center in road matches with a 1-11 record.  However, ECU has yet to win a game inside Minges Coliseum (0-12) this season.

Inside the Series:  Marshall is 11-1 all-time against ECU dating back to 1973.  Since joining C-USA the Herd is 8-1 against the Pirates.