Upstate Starts Three-Match Road Trip this Weekend at Kennesaw State, Lipscomb

Upstate Starts Three-Match Road Trip this Weekend at Kennesaw State, Lipscomb

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Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate volleyball team opens a three-match road trip this weekend as it travels to face the Kennesaw State Owls and Lipscomb Bisons in a pair of ASUN matches.

Upstate starts the weekend Friday evening at 6 p.m. against Kennesaw State and then proceeds to Lipscomb on Saturday for a 6 p.m. EST match.

The Spartans (11-11, 3-2) split two home matches last weekend highlighted by a 3-0 victory over Jacksonville. The three-set win over the Dolphins marked the third in series history for Upstate and first since a 3-0 victory during the 2012 season. Montana Swanson recorded her ninth double-double of the season after setting a new career-high with 15 kills to go along with 15 digs, while hitting .382 for the match. Madison Haake also dished out 36 assists while Kaleigh Kelley added a match-high 18 digs.

Kennesaw State currently sits at 11-8 overall and 5-0 in the ASUN, and Lipscomb is 10-7 on the season and tied with the Spartans at 3-2 in conference play. Upstate trails in the all-time series to Kennesaw State 12-4 and 14-0 against Lipscomb.

Fans can follow this weekend's action on www.upstatespartans.com via live stats. Friday's match at Kennesaw State can be seen on ASUN.TV. Updates will also be posted on the Upstate volleyball Twitter page (@UpstateVB).

The Spartans close out their road trip next Saturday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. against NJIT.

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