From HBU Media Relations Press Release
HOUSTON, TEXAS (September 4, 2017) HBU looks to remain undefeated when it faces Prairie View A&M in a non-conference volleyball match Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Sharp Gym. The Huskies will not play again at home for three-and-half weeks before the their Southland Conference home opener against Lamar on Sept. 28.
The video broadcast with Russ Reneau and former HBU setter Kayla Armer will be available on HBUHuskies.com.
Senior outside hitters Bailey Banks and Jessica Wooten lead the way for HBU (4-0), with Banks averaging 3.20 kills and 2.80 digs per set and Wooten averaging 2.93 kills and a team-leading 3.80 digs per set. The Huskies’ other three starting attackers – redshirt freshman right side Ashtyn Richey, senior middle blocker Blair Gillard and junior middle blocker Kayla Davenport – are each averaging more than two kills per set, with Gillard also posting 1.00 block per set. Freshman setter Abby Gargus paces the offense with 10.38 assists per set, while also chipping in with 2.31 digs per set. Senior libero Hailey Erickson anchors the back row with 3.79 digs per set.
PVAMU has yet to play a match this season after not traveling to North Texas for its season-opening tournament scheduled for Aug. 25 and 26 due to Hurricane Harvey, then postponing its home match against HBU last Tuesday.
The Huskies head to San Marcos for the Crests & Creeds Classic, where they will take on UMass Lowell in the opener at 11 a.m., followed by UTSA at 5 p.m. Friday. HBU then faces host Texas State in the finale Saturday at 5 p.m.