Sophomore Kayla Johnson recorded a career-high 22 kills.
The Friars will hold Senior Day on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at Alumni Hall.
The Friars return to action tomorrow, in another BIG EAST match-up, against DePaul.
The Friars have won three straight matches
The Friars defeated Fairleigh Dickinson (3-1) and Quinnipiac (3-0) on the second day of the tournament.
As a Senior: Played in 29 matches, starting 11 ... Ranked fourth on the team in total kills with 111 and kills per set (1.68) ... Recorded a season-high 12 kills three times (vs. The Citadel-8/30, at Bryant-9/2 and vs. Fairleigh Dickinson-9/13) ... Posted a double-double with 10 kills and 10 digs at Brown on Sept. 10. As a Junior: Played in 31 matches, appearing in 106 sets out of 110 ... Ranked second on the team in kills with 288 ... Had a season-high 15 kills vs. Binghamton on Oct. 4 ... Recorded a season-high 13 digs vs. UNH on Nov. 2 ... Had two double-doubles on the season ... Ranked fifth in the America East in kills, averaging 2.72 per set ... Was named to the America East Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll for posting a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. As a Sophomore: Played in all 31 matches and 107 of 108 sets ... Finished second on the team in kills with 227 and fifth in digs with 192 ... Was named to the Hofstra Tournament All-Tournament team ... Registered six double-doubles, the second most on the team ... Set career-highs in kills (22) against Hartford on Nov. 11, assists (20) against Hartford on Oct. 12 and digs (16) versus Quinnipiac on Sept. 14 ... Recorded double-digit kills 10 times, double-digit digs nine times and double-digit assists twice ... Named to the America East Fall Honor Roll. As a Freshman: Saw action in 28 matches ... Recorded 33 digs, 32 assists and 78 kills ... Set a career high in kills (8) against La Salle on Aug. 27, assists (6) against New Hampshire on Sept. 30 and digs (5) against Manhattan on Sept. 21 ... Recorded first career service ace against Canisius on Aug. 26 ... Named to the America East Fall Honor Roll.
At Portage: Played at Portage High School in Portage, Wis. ... Earned four varsity letters in volleyball, as well as one in basketball ... Was a unanimous First Team All-Badger North Conference selection as a senior (the third time she received All-Conference honors) and also earned All-State honors ... Named the All-Area Player of the Year in Portage and also received the American Volleyball Coaches Association Wisconsin Player of the Week award for the week of October 4, 2010 ... Averaged 9.25 kills per match during the week's four matches ... Was her second AVCA Wisconsin Player of the Week Award, as she also earned that honor as a junior ... Had a career-high 41 kills in a five-set match as a junior, while adding a 37-kill performance in a four-set match as a senior ... Received ACVA All-Academic honors as a junior ... Three-year member of the Capital Volleyball Academy Elite 18 team.
Personal: Born on August 6, 1992 ... Portage, Wis., native ... Daughter of Nancy and Kevin Ziegler ... Has one sister, Alissa ... Father played basketball at Wisconsin-Oshkosh ... Biology major with minors in Studio Art and Business Studies.
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