Women's Volleyball
Kelsey Mattai Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll

Mattai earns her first career weekly accolade after hitting .857 vs. Pitt.


Mattai earns her first career weekly accolade after hitting .857 vs. Pitt.

Oct. 8, 2012

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MILWAUKEE – Senior middle hitter Kelsey Mattai was named to the BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll for women’s volleyball Monday afternoon after helping Marquette to a pair of victories over the weekend against Pittsburgh and USF.

The Lake Elmo, Minn., native began the weekend by notching a career-high 12 kills on 14 error-free swings against Pittsburgh on Friday evening. She added five blocks in the contest while hitting a remarkable .857.

Mattai closed the weekend with six kills and seven blocks in MU’s five-set victory over USF on Sunday afternoon.

It is the first career conference honor for Mattai, who hit a combined .607 against the Panthers and Bulls to help Marquette remain the lone undefeated team in conference play at 5-0.

Marquette (14-3, 5-0 BIG EAST) returns to action on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. against Western Michigan at the Al McGuire Center before heading to New Jersey to face Seton Hall and Rutgers on Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14.


 

 

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