PREVIEW: Crusaders Finish Regular Season at Tournament Hosted by Johnson & Wales University (CO)

Last weekend of the regular season will be held at Johnson & Wales University. Trio of matches on slate.
Last weekend of the regular season will be held at Johnson & Wales University. Trio of matches on slate.


(10/26 at Johnson & Wales University): Livestats | Video

(10/27 vs. Colorado College): Livestats | Video

(10/27 vs. Mississippi University for Women): Livestats | Video


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The University of Dallas volleyball team will finish out the regular season part of their schedule in a tournament hosted by Johnson & Wales University (CO). The Crusaders (17-12, 6-8 SCAC) will play the host on Friday (10/26) at 6 p.m. (MST). Dallas will continue play on Saturday (10/27) with a match against Colorado College at 10 a.m. (MST) and conclude the tournament with a non-conference game against Mississippi University for Women at 2 p.m. (MST).


- Dallas leads the SCAC in service aces (222).

- Krystyn Pua (Escondido, Calif.) was named United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Women's Volleyball Division I Player of the Week.

- Dayjah Whyte (Round Rock, Texas) leads all USCAA teams in kills (289).

- Elizabeth Smith (Broken Arrow, Okla.) sits atop the USCAA with 8.45 assists per set.

- Dallas leads the USCAA in kills (1147), assists (1048), and digs (1733).

UD Season Stats


(Johnson & Wales University)

- The Wildcats (1-22, 1-13 SCAC) are currently on a nine-game losing streak.

- Brooke Paxton leads JWU with 218 kills.

- Emmy Gazaway has 414 assists for the team-lead.

- Kaitlin Jones leads the defense with 322 digs.

- Dallas swept the Wildcats on Sept. 29 in Irving. Whyte and Abigail Porras (El Paso, Texas) both led the Crusaders with nine kills in that match.

Wildcats Season Stats

(Colorado College)

- The Tigers (26-2, 12-1 SCAC) have won six-straight matches.

- Haley Harris leads the SCAC in kills. She currently stands at 299 on the year.

- Margo Spaethling sits atop the SCAC in hitting percentage (.377).

- CC leads all SCAC teams with a .270 hitting percentage.

- The Tigers swept Dallas on Sept. 22 (25-14, 25-18, 25-7) in Georgetown, Texas.

Tigers Season Stats

(Mississippi University for Women)

- The Owls (4-19) have won the past two matches.

- Haley McMurphey leads the team with 119 kills.

- Madison Lamon has 233 assists for the team-lead.

- Sadie Mitchell leads the defense with 194 digs.

- Dallas swept MUW on Sept. 14 in Irving. Whyte led the Crusader with 12 kills, while Ellise Anable (Phoenix, Ariz.) had a double-double with 10 kills and 11 digs.

Owls Season Stats


Dallas will host the SCAC Volleyball Tournament November 2-4. The top six teams from the conference will compete.