|September 18, 2018||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
DAVILAMcCLARY - 11
NUSBAUM - 14
RUBLE - 2
NASHVILLE – Playing back-to-back top 10 teams this past weekend was tough enough, but the road gets really serious now.
The Lipscomb Bisons (5-7) bring a three-match losing streak into Tuesday night’s ASUN Conference opener with the North Alabama Lions, playing their first season in the conference.
North Alabama (2-7) has lost four matches in a row. The Lions are coming off a 3-0 loss at Memphis.
Lipscomb lost 3-0 in its last match to No. 8-ranked Illinois in the Illini Classic. The loss closed out the non-conference schedule for Bisons.
The match will have live stats and can be watched live on ESPN3.
- This is the first match in the series.
SCOUTING NORTH ALABAMA:
- UNA has 12 new players this season.
- This is the NCAA Division I debut season for the Lions.
- Genesis Benitez is fourth in the ASUN with 4.26 digs per set.
- Sophia Brandstetter is fifth in the conference with .23 assists per set.
- Jayden Davilamcclary is fifth overall in the ASUN in service aces with 13. She is second in assists per set with .38.
- UNA is last in the conference in kills (327) and kills per set (9.62), assists (313) and assists per set (9.21) and digs (512). They are fourth in digs per set with 15.06.
- The Bisons are 3-0 at home at Allen Arena.
- Carlyle Nusbaum is fourth in the ASUN in total kills with 164.
- Nusbaum is first in the conference in kills per set with 4.10.
- Morgan Elmore is second in the ASUN with 8.70 assists per set.
- The Bisons are fifth in points with 179 and first in points per set with 4.5.
- Lipscomb is second in both kills per set with 13 and assists per set with 12.28.
The Bisons head to NJIT Sept. 22 for a 5 p.m. match, the first ASUN road game of the season. They return home to play North Florida on Sept. 28 and Stetson on Sept. 29.