Beavers Return to the Road
• After playing at home for the first time in 41 days, OSU is back on the road this week to face the Washington schools
• The Beavers open the weekend, Friday at 7 p.m. in Seattle to face No. 14 Washington.
• Oregon State travels to the Palouse to face Washington State Sunday at 1 p.m.
• Live stats will be available for both matches and can be found by visiting the volleyball schedule page on osubeavers.com.
• To access live stats, via your computer, smartphone, or tablet, visit osubeavers.com.
• Friday’s match at Washington will not be televised. UW will provide a live webcast at godawgs.com.
• Sunday’s match at WSU will be broadcast live on Pac-12 Oregon and Pac-12 Washington. Elise Woodward and Holly McPeak will be on the call in Pullman.
• Fans with subscriptions to the Network can also watch the WSU on Pac-12 .com, or via the Pac-12 Now app.
• Fans are encouraged to follow the Oregon State volleyball program via social media. There are several platforms to follow the team including :
• Twitter: @BeaverVBall
• Instagram: @BeaverVBall
• Facebook: /BeaverVBall
• Oregon State trails the all-time series with UW 42-48. The Beavers’ last win over the Huskies came Oct. 26, 2001 in a five-set win in Seattle.
Against Washington State
• The all-time series with the Cougs has OSU trailing 42-48. The Beavers beat the Cougars in the teams’ last meeting in a four-set match in Pullman in which the Cougs were ranked No. 23 at the time.
By the Numbers Entering the Weekend
• OSU currently ranks sixth in the Pac-12 and 29th in the nation in hitting percentage at .261.
• Mary-Kate Marshall is second in the Pac-12 and 10th in the nation with 5.22 points per set.
• Marshall also ranks second in the conference and 13th in the country with 4.57 kills per set.
• Mary-Kate Marshall recorded 29 kills over the weekend now has 1,664 in her career. She ranks third in OSU history. Next on the list is Shelly Smith, who had 1,763 kills from 1991-94.
• Marshall also ranks fourth in kills among active players in Division I entering the weekend.
• Marshall was named as a Senior CLASS Award candidate last week.
• Kayla Ellis registered 29 digs last weekend and now has 1,042 digs in her career and moved into 12th on OSU’s career list passing Darby Reeder (2012-15) and Nikki Neubrrger (1999-2002).
• Kylee McLaughlin is the only player in the Pac-12 Conference, and one of 23 in the nation, to record a triple-double in 2017 (49 assists, 11 digs, 10 blocks) at Portland.
• Of the 14 players on the roster, five are first-year players – true freshmen Maddie Goings, Grace Massey and Kylee McLaughlin; redshirt freshman Haylie Bennett; and transfer Shekinah Clarke.
• Maddie Goings, who played as an opposite as a prep, has moved to the left-side at OSU and has really come on in Pac-12 play. Entering the weekend, she is second on the team with 65 kills since conference play began.