The Central Connecticut volleyball team will host the 2013 edition of the CCSU Blue Devil Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Detrick Gym. The event will feature six matches and include Fordham, Hartford and NJIT, in addition to the host Blue Devils.
Fans that can not make it to Detrick Gym for this weekend's action can follow live stats for every match on CCSUBlueDevils. Live video for matches featuring CCSU will be available on NECFrontRow.com, as always live video coverage of CCSU sporting events is available free of charge.
The Blue Devils enter the weekend with a three match wining streak and an overall record of 5-5 on the season. CCSU posted a 3-1 weekend at the Dartmouth Big Green Invitational and had 1-2 records at the Colgate and Sacramento State Invites to start the year.
So far this season five Blue Devil players have earned all-tournament honors. Sophomore Makenna Lommori and freshman Brooke Schwab at the Colgate Classic. Sophomore Heather Trueman earned honors at Sacramento State and seniors Amalia Ashley and Veronika Ban received recognition at Dartmouth.
In addition, three Blue Devils have earned Molten/Northeast Conference weekly honors this season. Junior Rachel Dunlap claimed defensive player of the week honors this past Monday after a 26 block weekend. Also on Monday, freshman Cassidy Stankowski garnered rookie of the week honors. Schwab also has a rookie of the week award and claimed defensive player of the week honors once this season.