NCCU Volleyball's Matthews leads NCAA in kills
October 9, 2005
DURHAM, NC - North Carolina Central University junior outside
hitter Shari Matthews is constantly blazing a path through
the NCCU record books. Following a 42-kill performance against
Catawba College, Matthews took the NCAA Division II lead in
kills per game (6.33) and total kills (608).
| Shari Matthews|
Matthews, a native of Bridgetown, Barbados, now holds NCCU
records for kills in a match (42) and kills in a single
season (608). In fact, among all colleges and universities in
NCAA Division I, II and III, Matthews ranks third in kills per
Matthews, a three-time Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) player of the week, also leads NCCU and the NCAA in total service aces (82) and is second on the team in total digs (344).
Matthews leads the CIAA and ranks fifth in the NCAA in aces per game (0.85) and hitting percentage (0.411).
The 82 service aces recorded by Matthews rank third in NCCU single-season history and her 344 digs rank sixth in school single-season history.
NCCU volleyball and Matthews will travel to Raleigh, N.C., on Oct. 8, to face Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association adversary Saint Augustine's in an important conference tilt. The match is set to begin at 3 p.m.