Volleyball Team Heads to DePauw Invitational This Weekend

Volleyball Team Heads to DePauw Invitational This Weekend

DEPAUW VOLLEYBALL INVITATIONAL HOMEPAGE

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Fightin' Engineer volleyball team will travel to the DePauw University Invitational to face four of the Midwest's top programs this weekend.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE AND LIVE COVERAGE:
Rose-Hulman vs. Wheaton (Ill.) - Friday Sept. 15 - 6 pm (LIVE STATS)
Rose-Hulman at DePauw - Friday Sept. 15 - 8 pm (LIVE STATS)
Rose-Hulman vs. Muskingum - Saturday Sept. 16 - 1 pm (LIVE STATS)
Rose-Hulman vs. Mount Union - Saturday Sept. 16 - 3 pm (LIVE STATS)

RHIT NEWS & NOTES:
* Rose-Hulman stands 7-2 this season.  The Fightin' Engineers only have one loss against NCAA Division III competition, a three-set setback to defending NCAA national runner-up Washington (Mo.).
* Rose-Hulman enters the weekend on a three-match winning streak, defeating North Central, Illinois College and St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
Gabi Razma is the reigning HCAC Defensive Player of the Week and, as of Tuesday, is the new career school record holder for digs (2,154).
Adekite Oladipupo (Washington U.) and Bailey MacInnis (Rose-Hulman) have been named to All-Tournment Teams in the first two events of the 2017 season.
* Rose-Hulman defeated a nationally ranked team for the first time in program history in early September, defeating No. 20 ranked Hendrix 3-1.

MEET THE OPPOSITION:
* Wheaton (Ill.) stands 1-5 on the season but has a recent tradition of success.  The Thunder finished 6-2 in CCIW play last season in one of the nation's best leagues.
* DePauw stands 6-2 and is receiving votes in the AVCA Division III Top 25 weekly poll.  The Tigers were 25-6 and reached the NCAA Round of 32 last season.
* Muskingum has a 7-1 record and started the season with seven consecutive wins.  The Muskies were 15-14 last season.
* Mount Union is 9-0, has dropped just two sets this year, and is receiving votes in the AVCA Top 25 poll.  Mount Union was 19-9 last year.

SERIES HISTORY:
* Wheaton (Ill.) leads Rose-Hulman 1-0.
* DePauw leads Rose-Hulman 30-3.  The last RHIT win came at home during the 2011 season.
* Rose-Hulman leads Muskingum 3-1.
* Mount Union leads Rose-Hulman 2-0.