Tournament Play Wraps Up This Weekend For Volleyball At George Mason

Sept. 15, 2016

Tournament Information
Location Fairfax, Va. | Recreation Athletic Complex
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Opponent Hampton Pirates
Date Friday, September 16, 2016
Time 4:30 p.m.
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Opponent Bryant Bulldogs
Date Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time 11:00 a.m.
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Opponent George Mason Patriots
Date Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time 7:00 p.m.
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Last Tournament Action    

  • Loyola University Maryland volleyball wraps up its early-season tournament schedule this weekend when it heads to Northern Virginia for the Mason Invitational in Fairfax.
  • The Greyhounds will open the competition with a single game on Friday, Sept. 16, against Hampton University at 4:30 p.m. They then will play a pair of contests on Saturday, first taking on Bryant University at 11 a.m. before facing the host Patriots at 7 pm. in the event’s finale.

A Look Back    

  • Howard University hit .478, and the Bison defeated Loyola University Maryland volleyball in three, 25-9, 25-19, 25-13 on Tuesday night in non-conference action.
  • Khalia Donaldson put away 18 kills with just two errors in 26 swings to hit .615 and lead the Bison (9-3 overall). Overall, Howard had 37 kills and only five miscues in 67 attempts. Tamia Dockery posted 27 assists to lead the team.
  • Molly Jarvis and Ann Ernst each had five kills for Loyola, while the Greyhounds recorded a .075 hitting percentage. Zoe Pawlak added four kills.

Freshmen In The Rankings    

  • Three Loyola freshmen – Erin Cunningham, Ann Ernst and Molly Jarvis appear in the top-10 of various Patriot League statistical categories in the early going of this season.
  • Following Tuesday’s match at Howard University, Ernst is second in the confernece in kills per set (4.07). As of the NCAA’s most recent ranking on Tuesday, Sept. 13, Ernst is 25th nationally in the category with her pre-Howard average of 4.38. That is a mark that ranked fifth amongst national freshmen.
  • Erin Cunningham checks in seventh in the League in digs per set (3.96), while Molly Jarvis is ninth in blocks per set (0.89).