WKU Welcomes Cincinnati to Diddle Arena for Tuesday Tilt

  0 volleymob | September 18th, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Conference USA, News

Courtesy: Western Kentucky Athletics

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Following WKU Volleyball’s second tournament title in as many weekends, the Lady Toppers will face yet another test as [RV] Cincinnati pays a visit to The Hill. WKU enters the Tuesday night tilt with an 8-5 record while the Bearcats sit at 9-3.


Tues., Sept. 17 – 6 p.m. CT | Livestats | CUSA.tv


Single match tickets for the contests against the Cougars and Huskies will be $5 for adults and $3 for youth (12 and under). All WKU Faculty/Staff will receive one FREE ticket with a valid WKU ID.


There will be free parking available in Parking Structure 2.


All WKU Faculty/Staff will receive one FREE ticket with a valid WKU ID.


WKU and Cincinnati have faced three common opponents including Saint Louis, Miami (OH) and ETSU. Both sides swept Saint Louis and took down ETSU. WKU claimed a four-set win over Miami (OH) while Cincinnati fell to the RedHawks in five sets from Oxford, Ohio.

Cincinnati sports a 9-3 overall record with Tuesday’s tilt marking the Bearcats’ first non-tournament match of the season. UC is 1-2 in away matches on the year. The Bearcats returned nine of 13 letterwinners from a 13-19 campaign a year ago while also bringing back four starters plus their libero.

In the all-time series between WKU and Cincinnati, UC owns a 17-6 advantage. The lone meeting between the sides since both have joined their current conferences took place in 2016 when WKU took down the Bearcats in a three-set sweep from The Hill.

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