VB: Mavs face Utah State in first round of WAC tournament

Shelby Dickson had a team high nine kills against Utah State in their last match.

Nov. 18, 2012

By Taylor Wright | UTAMavs.com

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Mavericks will travel to San Antonio to face Utah State in the WAC Tournament Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

UT Arlington (9-21, 5-13 WAC) is 4-8 all-time against the Aggies (20-8, 15-3 WAC) including two losses during the 2012 WAC regular season. In their last match-up on Oct. 25 in Logan, Utah, the Mavs fell in straight sets, 23-25, 25-27, and 19-25.

UTA’s offense was led by Shelby Dickson as she tallied nine kills while Stacey Koch was the most effective Maverick hitter with a .600 attack percentage. Amanda Welsh notched 22 assists in the match, while libero Valerie Stetzer had a team-high eight digs. Charmaine Whitmore had a hand in the team’s 11 blocks with seven of her own, all assisted.

The Mavericks enter the WAC Tournament as the eighth seed while Utah State sits on top of the conference as the first seed. For all tournament information, please click here to visit the WAC volleyball tournament page.




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