Eagles Visit No. 14 Lewis, Return Home For Three Matches


EVANSVILLE, Ind.—University of Southern Indiana Volleyball is back in action Saturday at 3 p.m. when it travels to Romeoville, Illinois, to take on No. 14 Lewis University.

The Screaming Eagles return to Screaming Eagles Arena a few days later when they host McKendree University Tuesday at 7 p.m. USI rounds out a busy slate that sees it play four matches in eight days by hosting Truman State University October 1 at 7 p.m. and the University of Missouri-St. Louis October 2 at 3 p.m.

If you go:
Lewis is requiring fans to wear proper face coverings and try to social distance as much as possible. Fans attending the games will need to fill out an online screening form, which also will be accessible via a QR code reader when entering Neil Carey Arena.

USI requires proper face coverings inside Screaming Eagles Arena and for fans to practice safe social distancing practices while attending USI Volleyball matches.

Game Coverage
All four matches will be aired on the GLVC Sports Network, while live stats are available at GoUSIEagles.com.

About USI
The Eagles (7-3, 1-1 GLVC) are coming off a tough five-set road loss to Missouri University of Science & Technology this past Saturday after earning a three-set home win over Maryville University last Thursday.

Freshman outside hitter Abby Weber (Fishers, Indiana) had 3.63 kills per set and a .349 attacking percentage to lead the Eagles, offensively, while senior setter Casey Cepicky (St. Louis, Missouri) set up the Eagles’ offense with 10.50 assists per frame. Senior libero Callie Gubera (Thorntown, Indiana) averaged 4.63 digs per set to lead USI’s back row.

On the year, sophomore outside hitter Leah Anderson (Bloomington, Illinois) is averaging 2.78 kills per set and is one of five USI players averaging at least 2.0 kills per frame. Cepicky is averaging 9.32 assists per set, while Anderson is averaging a team-high 0.62 aces per game.

Senior middle blocker Sidney Hegg (Menasha, Wisconsin) and junior middle hitter Taylor Litteken (Forristell, Missouri) are averaging 0.86 and 0.81 blocks per set, respectively, while Gubera leads USI with 4.03 digs per frame.



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