The UMBC Volleyball team makes the short trek down to Washington D.C. for a mid-week match against the Howard Bison at 7:00 pm.
Scouting the Retrievers:
UMBC (3-9) hopes to bounce back after a tough time at the Towson Invite, where they lost three, five-set matches. The Retrievers hope for a strong performance from Carmen Freeman (Memphis, Tenn.) as she is coming off of four straight double-doubles. Redshirt Senior Paola Rojas (San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico) is coming off strong performances at the Towson Invite as well, as she averaged 15.3 kills over the tournament.
Scouting the Bison:
Howard (5-8) is coming off six straight losses, four of them being sweeps. The Three-time defending MEAC champions start off struggling early in 2018 after going 16-16 in 2017. They are hoping Jurnee Tipton can bounce back after this long stretch.
Inside the Matchup:
The Retrievers holds a 22-5 record over Howard, including a sweep of the Bison at the RAC last fall.