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Harding Volleyball Set for Home/Conference Opener on Tuesday

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SEARCY, AR (Harding) - The Harding volleyball team kick off its 2015 Great American Conference campaign on Tuesday when it hosts Henderson State in its home opener.

Harding (2-6) vs. Henderson State (1-8)
Date: Sept. 15, 2015
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Rhodes Field House, Searcy, Ark.
Coverage: Live Video and Live Stats, links on HardingSports.com

Coaches:
Harding - Meredith Fear (77-29, 4th season)
Henderson State - Kristee Porter (1-8, first season)

Series: Harding leads the series 47-22. It will be the fourth time in the last five years the Lady Bisons have opened GAC play with Henderson State.


HU Team News
- Harding is 16-2 in home openers and 17-1 in conference openers dating back to 1997.
- The Lady Bisons are led by senior outside hitter Molly Howard who averages 3.76 kills per set and 2.97 digs per set.
- Freshman middle blocker Zoe Hardin was named GAC defender of the week after her performance at the Lindenwood Tournament this past weekend. Hardin had 51 kills in the four matches and 23.0 total blocks. She had nine blocks in the 3-2 win over Emporia State.
- Junior setter Abigail Glosup is averaging 10.30 assists per set and 2.73 digs per set.

Opponent Team News
- Henderson State has lost its last four matches. Its only win came against Central Baptist 3-0.
- The Reddies are led by junior middle blocker Jessie Jacoby who averages 3.72 kills per set and 2.28 digs per set.

Team Comparison

Harding

GAC

NCAA

Stat

Henderson State

GAC

NCAA

12.5

4

-

Kills/Set

8.7

12

-

11.8

3

-

Assists/Set

8.0

12

-

16.4

6

-

Digs/Set

11.3

12

-

2.1

1

-

Blocks/Set

0.9

12

-

Individual Leaders

Harding

Henderson State

Name

Stat

GAC

NCAA

Name

Stat

GAC

NCAA

Howard

3.76

4

-

Kills/Set

Jacoby

3.72

5

-

Glosup

10.30

2

-

Assists/Set

May

6.28

11

-

Cargile

3.82

8

-

Digs/Set

Skelton

2.86

-

-

Hardin

1.09

1

-

Blocks/Set

Williams

0.45

-

-

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