Volleyball Sets Up For BIG Week
Sept. 19, 2017

Match Notes | Season Stats

DePaul at Xavier  | Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 3 p.m. | Live Stats | Live Stream 
DePaul vs. St. John's | Friday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. 
DePaul vs. Seton Hall | Saturday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m.

CHICAGO- After four non-conference invitationals and a sweep against Loyola Chicago, the Blue Demons are ready for BIG EAST play this week. The DePaul volleyeball team opens their conference schedule against Xavier on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 3 p.m. CT. DePaul then hosts St. John's on Friday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. and Seton Hall on Friday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m.

During last week's four victories, DePaul volleyball defeated Loyola Chicago (3-0) and claimed the 2017 Saint Louis Billiken Invitational title. The Blue Demons won all three matches at the tournament against Saint Louis (3-1), Louisiana Tech (3-2), and Little Rock (3-2). This makes DePaul 3-1 on the road and 6-6 overall this season.

Bueser Secures BIG EAST Honors
The BIG EAST named Haley Bueser to its volleyball weekly honor roll on Monday, Sept. 18. This is Bueser's first selection during the regular 2017 season. Bueser was instrumental for all four wins last week with the second highest digs per stat (4.71). Saint Louis Billiken Invitational also named Bueser all-tournament team. In the BIG EAST, Bueser is currently ranked fourth with 184 digs, after earning 80 digs last week.

Last Time vs. Xavier
DePaul and Xavier split the first two sets, but Xavier claimed the final two sets to win 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-19, 25-19). Caitlyn Coffey led the way with 14 kills and added five blocks. Coffey hit for .583 with zero errors. Haley Bueser had a team-high 15 digs for the Blue Demons.

Scouting The Musketeers
Xavier goes into BIG EAST play with last overall record in the conference at 5-8. The Musketeers went 1-2 at the Colorado State Tournament last weekend.

Last Time vs. St. John's
The DePaul volleyball team dropped a 3-1 BIG EAST Conference match to St. John's on Saturday at McGrath-Phillips Arena. Caitlyn Coffey led the Blue Demon attack with 12 kills and an impressive .407 attack percentage. She also added four block assists.

Scouting The Red Storm
St. John's will enter the BIG EAST contest after a match up with Stony Brook on Tuesday night. The Red Storm is fitfh in the BIG EAST standings with an 8-6 overall record this season.

Last Time vs. Seton Hall
The DePaul volleyball team dropped a hard-fought, 3-1 (28-26, 21-25, 27-25, 25-17) BIG EAST Conference match to Seton Hall on Sunday at McGrath-Phillips Arena. In a match that saw 29 ties, there were only five lead changes and both teams hit over .300.

Scouting The Pirates
Seton Hall enters the BIG EAST matches with a 6-7 overall record, sitting in ninth place in the conference. The Pirates will play Marquette on Friday, Sept. 22 before traveling to Chicago to take on DePaul.

Live Coverage
On Wednesday, Xavier will provide a live stream and live stats. For Friday and Saturday, fans can visit the DePaul volleyball schedule page for all live coverage links and more. Full recaps and statistics after each match this weekend will be posted to DePaulBlueDemons.com.

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