October 07, 2008
Eagles visit DePauw in "Dig for the Cure" match
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—The University of Southern Indiana volleyball team travels to Greencastle, Indiana, to take on NCAA Division III member DePauw University Wednesday at 6 p.m. (CDT).
USI's match with DePauw also is the Tigers' "Dig for the Cure night". Donations can be made at the match and pink ribbons will be distributed for fans to wear in support of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. Additionally, pink t-shirts will be on sale for $8 each.
The Screaming Eagles (8-10) are coming off a 3-1 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Parkside this past Saturday and are looking for their first two-match winning streak since early September when they take on the DePauw Wednesday night.
Senior middle blocker Margaret Buschman (Reynolds, Indiana) led the Eagles with 11 kills, a .476 attacking percentage, and seven blocks in the victory over UW-Parkside. For the season, Buschman leads USI with a .288 attacking percentage and is fourth in the GLVC with 1.02 blocks per set.
DePauw (17-6) has won six straight matches and 10 of the last 13 since opening the season with a 7-3 mark.
Following their match with DePauw, the Eagles resume GLVC play Friday at 7 p.m. when they visit Owensboro, Kentucky, and Kentucky Wesleyan College. USI concludes its weekend slate with a trip to Louisville, Kentucky, to take on Bellarmine University Saturday at 2 p.m. (CDT).
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