Air Force Returns Home to Host Colorado State
Oct. 3, 2006
After over a week off from competition, the Air Force volleyball team returns to Clune Arena for a conference match-up with in-state rival
2006 Record: 8-6 (3-2 MWC)
Head Coach: Tom Hilbert
Who to Watch: Jami Strauss (3.35 kpg); Katelin Batten (3.23 dpg)
Notables: Three have averaged at least three kills in MWC matches
THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM: Air Force will have its second straight single-match week before the brunt of October's schedule gets underway. Following its match with
WELCOME TO THE SHOW: Junior Morgan Dolan made her collegiate debut on Sept. 28 at
GLAD TO HAVE YOU BACK: Freshman Michelle Harrington also returned to the rotation at
BOOK IT: Freshman Jocelyn Booker has boasted the Falcons' top hitting percentage in four of the last seven 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 13 matches, including four of the last five. Four of those 18-point outings have come in the first set. The Falcons' other common number is 17, which they have reached six times.
BY THE NUMBERS: 16 of the Falcons' current 19 players have seen game action. Nine of those have registered at least five kills, 10 have accounted for at least one assist, Nine have tallied at least one ace, 14 have registered at least one dig and 10 have accounted for at least one block.
'RANK' YOU VERY MUCH: The Falcons are currently ranked third in the MWC with 1.73 aces per game. Only TCU (2.35) and
ON THE HORIZON: Air Force closes out the first rotation of Mountain West Conference opponents next weekend, as it hosts UNLV and
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.