PREVIEW: Crusaders Play in SCAC Crossover at Trinity University

PREVIEW: Crusaders Play in SCAC Crossover at Trinity University




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The University of Dallas volleyball team will travel to Trinity University for a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) crossover weekend tournament. The Crusaders (16-10, 5-6 SCAC) will match up with Schreiner University on Saturday (10/20) at 1 p.m. Dallas will continue play on Sunday against Texas Lutheran University at 10 a.m. followed by taking on the host No. 9 Trinity University at 2 p.m.


- Dayjah Whyte (Round Rock, Texas) continues to lead the Crusaders offense with 262 kills.

- Elizabeth Smith (Broken, Arrow, Okla.) has 632 assists in 2018.

- Krystyn Pua (Escondido, Calif.) leads the defense with 358 digs.

- Dallas is coming off a 1-2 conference tournament last weekend at Colorado College.

UD Season Stats


(Schreiner University)

- The Mountaineers (2-22, 1-9 SCAC) have lost seven-straight matches.

- Kylee Jo Scott leads Schreiner University 119 kills.

- Elora Reyes leads the team in digs (357).

- Alexis Coronado is the Mountaineers assists leader with 226.

Mountaineers Season Stats

(Texas Lutheran University)

- The Bulldogs (6-17, 3-7 SCAC) lost to Trinity University 3-0 in their last outing.

- Bryten Mitchan leads the team with 167 kills.

- Kelly Jurden has 429 assists to lead TLU.

- Jaci Chambers sits atop the SCAC in digs-per-set (6.07) and digs (516).

- TLU is hitting .113 on the season.

Bulldogs Season Stats

(No. 9 Trinity University)

- The Tigers (18-4, 10-0 SCAC) are ranked No. 9 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

- Madeline McKay leads the offense with 262 kills, averaging 3.36 kills-per-set for the conference lead.

- Katrina Lieberman has 851 assists for the team-lead.

- Sarah Mullens is leading the defense with 333 digs.

- Emma Funk leads the SCAC in blocks-per-set (0.98).

Tigers Season Stats


Dallas will finish out the regular season with a tournament at Johnson & Wales (CO) on Friday (10/26) and Saturday (10/27). The Crusaders will play the host on Friday at 6 p.m. (MST). UD will continue play against Colorado College at 10 a.m. (MST) and finish up by facing off with non-conference opponent Mississippi University for Women at 2 p.m. (MST).