Clinton, S.C. – The first-place Presbyterian College volleyball team will be heading to the coast for a weeknight match-up against Charleston Southern. The Blue Hose, who are 4-0 in Big South play, will face off against the Bucs on Tuesday night in a match that will be streamed live as part of the Big South Network on ESPN+.
The Blue Hose are coming off a weekend in which both matches went the distance and finished in five sets. PC was able to outlast Winthrop on Friday night and downed Gardner-Webb on Saturday afternoon. This moved PC into sole possession of first place in the Big South standings. The Blue Hose are now off to their best in-conference start since the 2012 season.
Freshman Erin Cooke collected a triple-double on Friday, a double-double on Saturday, and continues to lead the Blue Hose in 2018. She now has 148 kills for the season and has also added 110 assists. Sophomore Sydney De Jong leads PC with 62 total blocks in 2018 and is second on the team with 112 kills. Sophomore Sierra Jones paces the Blue Hose with 299 assists for the year. Junior Erin Eulitz (108) and sophomore Allie Wright (102) have each surpassed the 100-kill plateau. Redshirt junior Daley Gosnell has a team-high 244 digs.
Charleston Southern is 7-5 overall this season, 2-2 in Big South contests. Last weekend, the Bucs downed Gardner-Webb in four sets and were swept by Winthrop. The weekend prior, CSU dropped a five-set match to Campbell and defeated Hampton in four sets.
This match will be streamed live as a presentation of the Big South Network on ESPN+. The link to the stream can be found here. The link to follow the live stats for the match can be found here. For Blue Hose news and updates, be sure to follow PC Volleyball on Twitter, @BlueHoseVolley.