Heart Valley, PA (November 3, 2021) – The DeSales College volleyball staff will start its quest for a MAC Freedom Championship tonight as the highest seeded Bulldogs host the #4 seed Arcadia College in Billera Corridor starting at 7:00 pm.
MAC Freedom Postseason Historical past
The Bulldogs are making their 18th look within the MAC Freedom postseason and it’s the 14th straight DSU has appeared within the convention postseason. That is the fourth time DeSales would be the prime seed. The Bulldogs gained the MAC Freedom title again in 2007 and personal a 12-16 all-time report within the convention postseason.
Collection Historical past vs. Arcadia
These two groups have met 17 occasions with DeSales proudly owning a 14-3 all-time report and an 8-2 mark at house. This shall be simply the third assembly because the 2009 season with the Knights having gained two of the final three. DSU took this 12 months’s common season match-up in a tough fought and tight 5 set match, 3-2, again on September twenty eighth.
Tickets/Methods to Comply with Tonight
Spectators are welcome to attend tonight however shall be requested to put on a masks indoors per our College’s security protocols. Tickets shall be obtainable on the door and are priced at $5 (Adults), $4 (Sr. Residents), $2 (college students and youngsters). All kids underneath the age of 6 with an grownup are FREE. All DeSales college students shall be admitted free of charge with their ID.
In case you are unable to attend the sport in particular person, it is possible for you to to observe alongside by way of Reside Stats or Reside Video, each of that are FREE to viewer.
The opposite semifinal on Wednesday options the #2 seed (Stevens) internet hosting the #3 seed (Misericordia). The 2 winners will meet on Saturday on the highest remaining seed’s house website with that winner incomes an computerized bid into the NCAA Match.
The Bulldogs enter the postseason with an 18-12 total report and an ideal 8-0 mark within the MAC Freedom. Two wins and a MAC Freedom Championship would give DSU its twentieth 20+ win season and the tenth underneath head coach Michele Zabinski. DSU has been led by its two center hitters this season as junior Caroline Garretson leads the staff with 318 kills and a .278 hitting proportion and sophomore Shannon McDevitt has 260 kills and a .295 hitting proportion. Junior Delanie Zohler is third with 217 kills.
Junior McKenzie Brady leads the protection with 508 digs and first-year Mykenah Calder has 353 digs. Sophomore Grace Grandinetti leads the best way with 627 assists and Brady has a team-high 58 service aces.