The University of Arkansas is coming off a weekend split at the C&C Services Invitational. Arkansas fell in five to Kansas State, who is receiving votes in the AVCA top 25 poll, and rallied to defeat Utah State in five. Oddly enough, Kansas State defeated Utah State in the other tournament match, also in five games.
Koleva honored again
Arkansas junior Denitza Koleva was one of two Lady Razorbacks selected to the C&C Services all-tournament team. Koleva posted a career-best 27 kills against Kansas State hitting .442 for Arkansas. She added 17 kills, eight digs and four blocks against Utah State.
Dorrell also honored
Sophomore Jessica Dorrell also earned selection to the C&C Services all-tournament team. Dorrell has put together solid back-to-back tournaments and is hitting a team-leading .404 through the first five matches of the year.
Arkansas out-does opponents
Arkansas has been solid in nearly every statistical category this year. The Lady’Backs have outhit opponents .319-.175, with more kills; 310-254. the Lady’Backs have more assists (276-233), more digs (281-262) and more blocks (63.0-22.0) this year. Arkansas is also close in service aces with 24 to their opponent’s 29 this year.