Sycamore Volleyball Set to Open up Season at School of Charleston Invitational

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Indiana Point out volleyball is established to commence the formal 2021 time this weekend when they journey south for the College or university of Charleston Invitational in Charleston, S.C.
 
The Trees are slated to open the event on Friday, Aug. 27 at 4:30 p.m. ET against Kennesaw Point out ahead of matchups with Eastern Michigan and University of Charleston on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. ET, respectively. The matches will not be streamed, but live effects can be followed at cofcsports.com.
 
THE Sequence AT A Glance
Kennesaw Point out: Friday marks the to start with meeting among the packages.
Eastern Michigan: The Sycamores hold a 3-1 benefit, very last meeting in 2015 with ISU profitable the previous two matches.
College of Charleston: ISU and Higher education of Charleston have fulfilled at the time ahead of during the 2001 season, with the Trees using the victory.
 
CLIMBING THE LADDER
Melina Tedrow ongoing to etch her name into the Indiana Condition history e-book all through the spring 2021 year. She now sits in eighth in profession digs at ISU, boasting 1187 during her three a long time. Her 5. digs for every established marked the fourth-greatest season by a Sycamore in Indiana Point out record, whilst her 5.35 digs per set from 2019 sits at next in the document e book.
 
OFFENSIVE Adjustments
The 2019 time saw Sycamore volleyball in direction of the base of every single key offensive statistical class. Throughout the spring period, ISU flipped the script, ending at second in the Valley in hitting proportion at .199 and fourth in kills per established at 12.97 whilst also finishing eighth in the nation in group assaults per established at 40.06 and 40th in total kills at 999. ISU also held the third-greatest mark in the nation of complete attacks in a 3-established match with 163 from their Feb. 15 match with Bradley.
 
Again-TO-Again?
Through the spring 2021 marketing campaign, Sycamore volleyball punched their to start with ticket to the Missouri Valley Meeting Match considering the fact that the 2017 time when they picked up their initial-ever postseason victory, defeating Drake 3- before slipping to #25 Missouri State. Their 2021 visual appearance was the 11th in faculty background and a return journey all through the drop would mark the very first time due to the fact 2003-2004 that the Sycamores experienced in again-to-again decades.
 
Nevertheless DEFENSIVE
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When offensive improvements assisted propel the Sycamores to their initial MVC Tournament given that 2017, the ISU protection remained potent all through the spring season. The Blue & White finished 15th nationally in digs per established at 18.36, 14th in team digs at 1,414 and Melina Tedrow was 42nd in the country with 5.03 digs per established as well as 22nd in overall digs at 387.
 
Back again Household Yet again
For the first time considering that the 2018 campaign, Indiana Condition will host the Sycamore Invitational at the ISU Arena from Sept. 9-11. The Trees hosted a home tournament every calendar year from 2014-2018. ISU will welcome IUPUI, Western Michigan and Austin Peay for the 2021 Invitational.
 
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