KERRVILLE, La. – Having won 4-of-5 matches entering the weekend, Centenary opens up Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play in the first conference Cross-Divisional Friday afternoon in Kerrville, Texas, September 14.
The Ladies will battle #7 Trinity at 5 p.m. on Friday, followed by host Schreiner Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Centenary concludes the weekend against Texas Lutheran at 2 p.m.
Tough Schedule for Pre-Conference
While Centenary began the season 0-5, it has rebounded winning 4-of-5 matches. Centenary has played opponents that have a combined record of 53-47. However, 33 losses come from two matches against 11-loss Central Baptist and one against 11-loss NCAA Division I Grambling State.
The Ladies knocked off Grambling State in the Gold Dome for their home opener Tuesday.
Also, Centenary has played 8-1 Hendrix three times, including twice in Conway, Arkansas. The Ladies split at Hendrix last weekend, handing the Warriors its only loss of the season in a 5-set thriller.
Freshmen Among SCAC Leaders
Demerjian has six double-doubles (assists and digs) for the season, including in each of the last four matches. She has also been very close to the triple-double: She had a career high 45 assists, 12 digs and seven kills (hitting .438 in the process) at Hendrix September 7 in five sets. In her most recent match, she recorded 34 assists, 10 digs, and nine kills in only four sets (hitting .500).
Centenary takes a week off before returning to action for a quartet of conference matches at Southwestern. The Ladies take on Johnson & Wales and host Southwestern on Saturday, September 22, finishing the weekend against Dallas and nationally-ranked Colorado College on Sunday, September 24.