The Blue Demons will Participate in the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational this Weekend
Sept. 2, 2010
CHICAGO- The DePaul Volleyball team travels to Indianapolis to participate in the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational this weekend. The Blue Demons begin play at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4 against Austin Peay, followed by a 6 p.m. match against the host school IUPUI. On Sunday the team faces Wright State at 9 a.m., and finishes the tournament with a match against Western Michigan at 2 p.m.
The Blue Demons bring a 0-2 record into this weekend, after taking fourth at the Chicagoland Classic. Freshman Chelsea Kirkpatrick made the All-Tournament team after leading her team with 25 kills and a .232 (25-9-69) attack percentage. Senior Katherine Knutson totaled 43 digs and senior setter Christy Landschoot totaled 46 assists, moving her closer to fourth on DePaul's all-time records list.
DePaul vs. IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational Participants
The Blue Demons are 5-9 against the 2010 Hampton Inn Invitational participants... DePaul will play Austin Peay for the first time... The Blue Demons are 1-1 against IUPUI, 3-3 against Wright State and 1-5 against Western Michigan.
Records are Meant to be Broken
Christy Landschoot's 46 assists, in the Chicagoland Classic, moves her to 2,479 career assists which is 337 away from fourth on DePaul's all- time record... Sheila Carroll is fourth on the all-time list with 2,816.
Freshman has Big Impact
Chelsea Kirkpatrick was the only freshman to make Chicagoland Classic All-Tournament team... Kirkpatrick led the team with 25 kills and an attack percentage of .232 (25-9-69).
DePaul opened the season with two losses...Since 1982, the Blue Demons are 15-14 in their season openers.
2010 Austin Peay
Record: 3-1 overall, 0-0 Ohio Valley
Head Coach: Haley Janicek (Idaho 2009) 3-1 overall
Stat Leaders: Nikki Doyle; 60 kills Taylor Skinner; 9 blocks Paige Economos; 55 digs
Record: 0-4 overall, 0-0 Summit League
Head Coach: Steve Payne (Northern Illinois 1987) 186-220 overall
Stat Leaders: Kalyse Reimbold; 35 kills Shari Bernhardt; 67 digs Brittany Anglemyer; 11 blocks
2010 Wright State
Record: 1-2 overall, 0-0 Horizon League
Head Coach: Trina Smith (Arizona 1994) 67-91 overall
Stat Leaders: Jessica Woods; 42 kills, 42 digs Molly Dolson; 89 assists Shaunda Sandifer; 11 blocks
2010 Western Michigan
Record: 3-1 overall, 0-0 Mid-American Conference
Head Coach: Colleen Munson (UT- Arlington 1992) 116-55 overall
Stat Leaders: Jessica Brown; 41 kills, 12 blocks Sam Viox; 162 Assists Lena Oliver; 71 digs