The College of Staten Island women’s volleyball squad returns to the court tonight after a four-game road trip, and will host Mount Saint Mary College for a 7pm tilt at the Sports & Recreation Center as part of non-conference play.
CSI vs. MOUNT SAINT MARY COLLEGE AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: College of Staten Island (4-8 Overall, 2-2 CUNYAC) vs. Mt. St. Mary (8-13 Overall, 2-0 Skyline)
Where: Sports & Recreation Center – 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY
First Serve: 7:00pm
Live Video: http://www.csidolphins/CSISportsNet
Live Stats: http://www.sidearmstats.com/csi/wvball
All-Time Series: MSM leads, 5-1
Last Year’s Result: MSM won, 3-0
Players to Watch (CSI): Senior Libero Victoria Wong has now won back-to-back CUNYAC Libero of the Week honors and wrapped up another great week on the back line. She is now well over 1,000 digs for her career as well. CSI will look to do most of their attacking through the duo of Siobhan Granich and Vanessa Reyes who are 1-2 on the team in kills and attacks this season.
Players to Watch (MSM): The Knights have three attackers who are well over 100 kills this season, led by Rachel Sabatini with 166. Angelia Cingliano is next in line with 133, while Megan Williams in third with 122. Defensively Madelyn Barberan has a whopping 259 digs this season, easily leading the team there.
News and Notes: Although the two sides have not met much, MSM has had the better of the series winning five out of the six meetings since 2000 and having won the last four meetings dating back to 2007. CSI hasn’t taken a set off of the Knights since a 2008 matchup. CSI is 1-2 all-time against the Knights at home, having won here in 2006 in five sets. The last meeting at the Sports & Recreation Center took place in 2009.