Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Eagles closing regular season at home this weekend

November 2, 2011

The Chadron State volleyball team will host Colorado Mines and UCCS this weekend. (Photo by Daniel Binkard)

CHADRON – The Chadron State College volleyball will finish out its regular season this weekend when it hosts Colorado School of Mines and the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs for a pair of Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference matches.

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The Eagles (5-23 overall, 0-16 RMAC) will play Colorado Mines Friday at 6 p.m. before hosting UCCS Saturday at 7 p.m.

At the start of Friday’s match, Chadron State’s lone senior, Kaitlin Luikens, will be honored. In addition, the Eagles will recognize faculty members. Before Saturday’s match with UCCS, the parents of each Chadron State player will be announced.

Colorado School of Mines was riding a 10-match winning streak, but the Orediggers have lost three of their last four to fall to 17-8 overall and 11-5 in the conference.

Colorado Mines is among the conference leaders in team hitting percentage (.261) and five players have at least 191 kills. Jackie Stabell leads the team and the conference with 365 kills.

UCCS (15-11, 9-7 RMAC) will be fighting for a spot in the RMAC playoffs. The Mountain Lions are currently in sixth place but only trail Colorado Christian by one match. UCCS is also an effective offensive team as six players have at least 100 kills. Cindy Bathelt, who is one of the top setters in the conference, has 918 set assists on the season.

Following the UCCS match, a post-match reception will be at Country Kitchen in the front dining room.

—CSC Sports Information