CCU women host DIG PINK for breast cancer awareness

The Coastal Carolina volleyball team will host Winthrop on Friday, Oct. 28, in their annual DIG PINK match at 7 p.m. The following day the Chanticleers will play in their final Big South Conference home match of the season when they face Presbyterian at 2 p.m.

Coastal Carolina is playing Winthrop for the second straight season in the DIG PINK match. The Coastal volleyball team held two baked food sales, has sold pink themeditems and will hold a silent auction on Friday during the match to raise proceeds, which will go to the Side-Out Foundation and to Caring in Our Lifetime. The Side-Out Foundation was created in 2004 to have players and coaches work together to further breast cancer awareness. Caring in Our Lifetime is a local breast cancer organization that raises funds to provide assistance with medical expenses to those affected by breast cancer in Horry and Georgetown counties.

The Chanticleers won the DIG PINK match last year by a score of 3-1.

The Chants, 10-16 overall and 3-6 in the Big South, have won their last two matches, earning 3-0 wins over Gardner-Webb and The Citadel. Coastal is led by senior Erika Lightsey who has 242 kills, sophomore Sam Skryd with 590 assists and freshman Katie Martin who has 34 service aces, as well as 67 total blocks. Sophomore Lindsay Gillhas a team high 360 digs on the season. The Chants are averaging 14.7 digs, 11.8 kills, 10.8 assists, 1.6 aces and 1.5 blocks per set.

Winthrop enters the match on a one game win streak having defeated Radford 3-0 on Saturday, Oct. 22. The Eagles average 16.2 digs, 12.2 kills, 11.2 assists, 2.2 blocks and 1.3 aces per set. The team also has an attacking percentage of .192. Becca Toor has a team high 300 kills, 73 blocks and an attacking percentage of .350. Stephanie Palmer is leading the Eagles in assists with 774 and Catherine Brusie has 342 digs on the season.

Prior to Presbyterian’s match with Coastal the Blue Hose travel to Charleston, S.C., to play Charleston Southern on Friday, Oct. 28. The Blue Hose last played on Oct. 25 against USC Upstate and won 3-1. Presbyterian has lost its last four conference matches.

Presley Mabrey is first in the league in service aces (0.44 per set) and third in kills (3.49 per set). Rachel Hall is leading the team in hitting percentage with a .281, while Kelly Berryman has a team high 0.84 blocks. The Blue Hose average 12.6 digs, 12.2 kills 11.4 assists, 1.9 blocks and 1.3 aces per set. Presbyterian earned its last win over the Chanticleers in 2009 by a score of 3-2.

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