October 31, 2008
BULLDOGS GET SET FOR HALLOWEEN CLASSIC, TAKE ON HOWARD FRIDAY AT 5 P.M. BEFORE SATURDAY MATCHUPS WITH PROVIDENCE AND HOST NJIT
NEWARK -- The Bryant University volleyball team takes its 15-13 record on the road for one final away tournament in 2008, travelling to Newark, N.J. for the NJIT Halloween Classic Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
The Bulldogs will face off against two new teams in Howard University and NJIT, while also matching up with a more familiar foe in Providence College.
Bryant starts tournament play on Friday with a 5 p.m. bout against Howard (13-16). The Bison are led by Gazelle D'Artois, who paces the team with 313 kills and 80 total blocks on the year. Howard is 1-1 against Northeast Conference teams with a loss to Robert Morris and win over LIU.
The Bulldogs are 2-0 against the Friars (13-13) this season, and will face them again on Saturday, Nov. 1 in a 10 a.m. contest. Providence College is led by 296 kills from Elizabeth Flynn and 274 from Jeanette Toney. Toney also leads the Friars in blocks with 65.
Bryant will round out tournament play with a contest against host NJIT, Saturday at 12 p.m.
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