Upstate Hosts Kennesaw State in A-Sun Opener

September 26, 2014 at 11:37 am

The USC Upstate volleyball team opens up Atlantic Sun play, as well as its home schedule, Saturday afternoon when it hosts Kennesaw State at 3 p.m. inside the Hodge Center.

The Spartans began the season with 15 straight road matches including tournaments at Clemson, Liberty, Charleston Southern and Wofford. Upstate is 9-6 overall, and have posted winning streaks of four and three matches, respectively, through the opening contests.

Kayla McAvoy and Kayla Eversgerd pace the Spartan offensive attack as McAvoy has a team-high 148 kills and Eversgerd is one behind her with 147. Shannon Weiss is also in triple-digit kills at 135. Lexi Gober is first on the team with 563 assists and Kaleigh Kelley has contributed a team-best 239 digs. Emily Koelling leads Upstate with 26 total blocks.

Read more about the volleyball team.