Volleyball Set to Open Conference Play on the Road at Stetson
Tuesday, September 08, 2009

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The FGCU volleyball team opens A-Sun Conference play on Tuesday night in DeLand, Fla. as they take on the Hatters of Stetson.

The Eagles (1-5 overall, 0-0 A-Sun) are led by junior Jelena Simic. The 5-10 outside hitter from Lazarevac, Serbia earned All-Tournament team honors at the 2009 Holiday Inn LA City Center Trojan Invitational last weekend. She currently leads the team in kills (69) at 3.45 per set.

The Hatters (0-6 overall, 0-0 A-Sun) are coming off of a 0-3 weekend at the 2009 Holiday Inn Stetson Invitational. Stetson was selected to finish tenth in the Atlantic Sun this season after finishing 5-23 overall and 2-18 in the league in 2008.

The Eagles and Hatters have met three before with FGCU leading the all-time series 3-0.