NCCU VOLLEYBALL'S MATTHEWS LEADS NCAA IN KILLS
October 23, 2006
DURHAM, NC - North Carolina Central University junior outside hitter Shari Matthews continues to the lead the NCAA in total kills (769) and kills per game (6.35).
| Shari Matthews|
Matthews, a native of Bridgetown, Barbados, now holds NCCU
records for kills in a match (42) and kills in a single
season (769). In fact, among all colleges and universities in
NCAA Division I, II and III, Matthews ranks second in kills per
Matthews, a five-time Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Player of the Week, is second on NCCU and in the NCAA in total service aces (91) and is second on the team in total digs (414). Matthews leads the CIAA and ranks ninth in the NCAA in aces per game (0.85) and eighth in hitting percentage (0.399).
NCCU senior utility player Latoya Tate leads the NCAA in total service aces (95) and her 0.79 aces per game rank No. 6 in the NCAA.
The 95 service aces recorded by Tate, rank second in school single-season history.
The 91 service aces recorded by Matthews rank third in NCCU single-season history and her 414 digs rank fourth in school single-season history.