Upstate Heads to Jacksonville, North Florida this Weekend

October 16, 2014 at 11:08 am

After spending the last four matches at home, the USC Upstate volleyball team heads to the state of Florida this weekend as it is set to face Jacksonville and North Florida in two A-Sun matches.

Upstate starts the weekend Friday evening at 7 p.m. against Jacksonville and then proceeds to North Florida Saturday afternoon for a 3 p.m. match.

The Spartans enter the road trip 9-12 overall and 0-5 in league play. Upstate dropped two matches at home last weekend to Florida Gulf Coast (3-0) and Stetson (3-2). The Spartans are led on offense by Kayla Eversgerd with 199 kills and is one of five players on the team with triple-digit kills. She is joined by Kayla McAvoy with 194 kills, Shannon Weiss with 176, Emily Koelling with 131 and Alexa Lagaly with 108. Koelling also leads the team in blocks with 43 (14 solo, 29 assisted). Lexi Gober ranks first on the team with 684 assists while Kaleigh Kelley boasts a team-high 285 digs.
Read more about the volleyball team.