Setting the Scene
(Friday, Nov. 11 – 7 p.m.)
What:
Bucknell (5-21, 3-11 PL) at Holy Cross (8-19, 4-10 PL)
Where: Hart Center (Worcester, Mass.)
Live Stats: GoHolyCross.com
Watch Live: Patriot League Network

(Saturday, Nov., 12 – 4 p.m.)
What:
Bucknell (5-21, 3-11 PL) at Army West Point (18-10, 10-4 PL)
Where: Gillis Field House (West Point, N.Y.)
Live Stats: GoArmyWestPoint.com
Watch Live: Patriot League Network

About the Bison
-- Bucknell is 5-21 overall and 3-11 in the Patriot League after a 3-1 loss to Loyola in its most recent match.
-- Freshman Sophie Bullard led the Bison with 14 kills and five digs against the Greyhounds.
-- The Bison’s last three losses have come by 3-1 scores.
-- Bucknell has concluded its home schedule. Three of the team’s five wins came at Davis Gym.
-- The Bison rank third in the Patriot League in blocks, averaging 2.07 per set. Freshman Mimi Richards averages 1.00 per set and ranks third individually. Freshman Bridgette Holland is ninth at 0.80 per set.
-- Senior Kristen Parks ranks sixth in the conference in digs, averaging 3.86 per set.

Scouting Holy Cross
-- Holy Cross is 8-19 overall and 4-10 in the Patriot League after a 3-1 win over Lafayette.
-- The Crusaders have beaten Lafayette twice this season and also have league wins over Bucknell and Loyola.
-- Mandy Sifferlen leads the Patriot League in kills with 4.77 per set.

Scouting Army West Point
-- Army West Point is 18-10 overall and 10-4 in the Patriot League after a 3-2 win over Navy.
-- The Black Knights have won back-to-back league matches, starting with a 3-0 win over Lafayette.
-- Army West Point leads the Patriot League in kills per set at 13.23. Sydney Morriss (.339) and Vanessa Wesley (.326) rank second and third in hitting percentage.

Series History with Holy Cross
-- Bucknell leads the all-time series with Holy Cross 35-15. The teams have played every year since their first meeting since 1986.
-- The Bison have won four of the past six meetings.

Series History with Army West Point
-- Army West Point leads the all-time series 34-14. The teams have played every year since their first meeting in 1989.
-- The teams have split the past two meetings.

League Notes
-- American is 14-1 in the league and has clinched the regular season title and hosting rights for the four-team Patriot League Tournament.
-- Colgate (12-3) has also clinched a spot in the tournament, while Amy West Point (10-4), Navy (8-6), and Lehigh (8-6) are battling for the final two spots