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UMKC Welcomes in Cougars for WAC Tilt
UMKC Athletics 10-5-2017
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The UMKC volleyball team returns to action on Friday evening when it welcomes in longtime rival Chicago State for a 5 p.m. WAC contest at the Swinney Recreation Center on Oct. 6.

Single game tickets are available for fans to purchase in advance by visiting the UMKC volleyball ticket page or calling 844-UMKC-FAN. Can’t make it to the game? Learn how you can still help support the UMKC volleyball team.

Fans can follow all the action via live stats here.  In-game updates will also be provided for fans through the team’s Twitter account.

About the Roos
UMKC comes into the match with a 5-10 mark on the season and a 1-3 record in conference action with the win coming over Grand Canyon.  Three Roos have topped the 100 kill mark on the season, including 161 from Alicia Harrington (Cedar Falls, Iowa), 148 from Mykal Sadler (Des Moines, Iowa) and 132 from Alex Ratzlaff (Hillsboro, Kan.).  In the back row, Rhegan Spiegel (Savannah, Mo.) has a team-high 250 digs and Ratzlaff has chipped in 201.

About the Cougars
Chicago State enters the match with a 10-10 record overall and a 1-3 mark in WAC play, picking up their lone conference win against Grand Canyon.  Earlier in the season, the Cougars reeled off a six-match winning streak.  Offensively, Lauryn Dela Cruz leads the squad with 318 kills, while Carmen Carvajal has 269.  Defensively, Alexandria Cliff has 58 blocks and Summer Farris 53, with Megan Klavitter leading the back row with 368 digs.

Up Next
The Blue & Gold continues its three match home stand when Seattle U visits Kansas City on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.

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