PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) volleyball team are set to host the USciences Devils in a CACC matchup from the Gallagher Center on Saturday at noon.
Jefferson brings an 18-6 overall and 13-1 conference mark into the weekend affair while USciences is 6-12 on the season with a 4-10 CACC record.
LAST TIME OUT
Jefferson recently defeated Wilmington on the road on Wednesday. Junior Courtney Wensel notched her 14th double-double of 2017 in the victory behind a match-high 16 kills to go along with 13 digs. The junior product hit .389 on the evening. Freshman Abigail Kress ranked second on the squad with eight kills while fellow classmate Logan Dontell hit .545 with six kills on 11 total attacks with no errors. Dontell also had one solo block and five block assists. Freshman Caitlin Crespo recorded a match-high 22 digs. It marks her fourth time getting 20-plus this season.
It came as the seventh conference sweep on the year for the Rams and the 10th overall three-set win.
LOOKING AT USCIENCES
The Devils have won three of their past five matches including wins over conference foes Concordia and Felician. USciences is coming off a Wednesday night loss to Holy Family in three sets.
Following Saturday's match, Jefferson plays at home again on Tuesday, Oct. 31 against Chesnut Hill to close out the month. Action begins at 6 p.m.