GW Volleyball Hosts Dayton & Duquesne This Weekend

Senior Jamie Armstrong is one of a handful of GW players that hold statistical ranking within the Atlantic 10, ranking fourth with an average of 0.33 aces per set.

Oct. 31, 2013

Friday: Dayton at GW - 7:00 p.m. - Tickets | Gametracker | RaiseHigh Live
Saturday: Duquesne at GW - 7:00 p.m. - Tickets | Gametracker | RaiseHigh Live

The Last Meeting
George Washington0
#15 Dayton3
October 26, 2012
Dayton, OH
GW Volleyball Stumbles at No. 15 Dayton, 3-0
DAYTON, Ohio - The George Washington volleyball team played its fifth ranked opponent of the 2012 season on Friday night, but suffered a 3-0 loss at No. 15 Dayton at Frericks Center. Set scores were 17-25, 22-25, 15-25.

The Last Meeting
George Washington0
October 25, 2013
Pittsburgh, PA
GW Volleyball Falls at Duquesne, 3-0
PITTSBURGH - Junior Landon Garvik posted 10 kills, but the George Washington volleyball team was unable to extend its winning streak, falling at Duquesne, 3-0, on Friday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Set scores were 10-25, 23-25, 16-25.

WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team will host Dayton and Duquesne this weekend in a pair of Atlantic 10 conference matches at the Charles E. Smith Center.

GW (11-11, 6-2 A-10) welcomes defending A-10 Champion Dayton (10-11, 4-5 A-10) on Friday night at 7 p.m. for 90s Night before facing Duquesne (14-8, 8-1 A-10) in the annual BUFF OUT match on Saturday at 7 p.m.

The Colonials have won six of their last seven matches after last Sunday's sweep of George Mason and are currently in third place in the Atlantic 10 conference standings, just one game behind league leaders VCU and Duquesne in the loss column.

Freshman Chidima Osuchukwu continues to impress in her debut season, leading the Atlantic 10 and ranking 41st overall in Division I with a .378 attack percentage. The Virginia Beach, Va., native also ranks first in the A-10 with 25 solo blocks and sits second on the team with 178 kills.

Junior Kelsey Newman leads the Colonials' attack with 180 kills while ranking 10th in the A-10 with an average of 2.77 kills per set.

Also garnering ranks among the A-10 statistical leaders are senior Jamie Armstrong (4th, 0.33 aces/set) and sophomore Maddy Doyle (3rd, 4.20 digs/set).

Dayton, the unanimous selection to repeat as A-10 Champions in the Preseason Coaches' Poll, leads the Atlantic 10 in blocks (2.78/set) and rank third in opponent hitting percentage (.178). The Flyers are led offensively by Megan Campbell who has 205 kills on the season.

Dayton leads the all-time series against GW, 26-9.

Duquesne has won seven matches in a row entering the weekend and will visit George Mason on Friday night ahead of Saturday's rematch. The Dukes swept the Colonials last Friday evening in Pittsburgh.



More Headlines