Air Force Visits Wyoming for Midweek Clash
Sept. 26, 2006
Still in search of its first conference victory, the Air Force volleyball team heads back out on the road this week, traveling to
2006 Record: 7-5 (1-1 MWC)
Head Coach: Pat Stangle
Who to Watch: Rachel Smith (4.20 kpg); Micah Lines (4.07 dpg)
Notables: Cowgirls last two matches have gone to five games.
ONE AND DONE: This weekend marks the first time that Air Force has not played Wyoming and Colorado State on back-to-back days. With the new nine-team format of the conference, the Falcons will play
THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM: Air Force will have another single-match week coming up before the brunt of October's schedule gets underway. Following its Oct. 6 match with
BOOK IT: Freshman Jocelyn Booker has boasted the Falcons' top hitting percentage in four of the last six matches, including two that cleared the .350 mark. Booker connected on a season-best nine of 16 attempts with just three errors against the Lobos.
RANDOM STAT: Air Force has ended with 18 points in at least one game during six of its first 12 matches, including the last four straight. Four of those 18-point outings have come in the first set. The Falcons' other common number is 17, which they have reached five times.
BY THE NUMBERS: 16 of the Falcons' 21 players have seen game action. 11 of those have registered at least five kills, 10 have accounted for at least one assist, 10 have tallied at least one ace,14 have registered at least one dig and 11 have accounted for at least one block.
ON THE HORIZON: Despite opening the conference season 0-2, upcoming opponent Colorado State stormed back into the MWC race after sweeping New
TRACKING THE FALCONS: With the switch to the new GoAirForceFalcons.com, Air Force faithful will be able to follow the game live on the internet with CSTV GameTracker. All home matches will now be available on the website, as well as several road contests. This Thursday's showdown with