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Volleyball faces Converse Wednesday night in home opener

Volleyball faces Converse Wednesday night in home opener

GREENWOOD – Lander begins its 2018 home slate on Wednesday night by hosting Converse at 7:00 p.m. in Finis Horne Arena.

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STORYLINES:

• Lander (6-1) is riding a five-match winning streak after going 4-0 in the Fleet Classic last weekend. 

• The Bearcats hold a 16-8 lead in the all-time series with Converse (2-6). Lander swept the Valkyries in 2016 and has won the last 10 meetings in the series. 

• Converse's only two wins of the season have both come against Winston-Salem. 

Kaitlyn Krafka ranks third in the Peach Belt Conference in kills per set (3.73) and points per set (4.2). 

• Lander has recorded sweeps in five of its six wins this season. 

• The Bearcats drew two of its largest 10 crowds in program history last season, playing in front of 305 fans against Augusta and setting the program attendance record with 496 fans against UNC Pembroke. 

• Lander is 5-2 in its last seven non-conference matches in Finis Horne Arena.