Blue Demons Slated to Face Regional and Conference Rivals
CHICAGO - The DePaul volleyball team travels to DeKalb, Ill. on Tues., Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. (CST) to square off against regional foe Northern Illinois, before opening BIG EAST Conference play this weekend versus St. John's and Connecticut. The Blue Demons face the Red Storm on Friday at 6 p.m. in Queens, N.Y., and travel to Storrs, Conn. on Sunday to take on the Huskies at noon.
DePaul enters its first weekend of non-tournament competition after taking third place at the DePaul Invitational. Senior outside hitter Sarah Cullen was named to the all-tournament team after finishing the weekend with 37 kills and 29 digs. Other notable performances of the weekend were Sammy Geiger's career-high .545 (6-0-11) offensive effort against Sacramento State, and Chelsea Thurbly's weekend dig total of 35.
DePaul vs. Northern Illinois
DePaul vs. St. John's
DePaul vs. Connecticut
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Notes: DePaul is currently 3-2 in five-game matches after going 2-6 the entire 2008 season... Sarah Cullen has registered a double-double (kills-digs) in seven matches this season bringing her career total to 34... Sammy Geiger raised her career-best kill total to 13 during the victory over NC State... Cullen tops the team in five categories including kills, attempts, points, digs, and service aces... The Blue Demons are undefeated when playing in four-game matches.