Florida Tech Volleyball Hosts Atlantic Tonight At 7 p.m.

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UNC Pembroke at 2:30 p.m. and Flagler at 5 p.m.

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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA  — Florida Tech looks to put an end to its two-game losing skid as the Panthers host in-state rival Palm Beach Atlantic (16-3) on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Clemente Center.

Leading Florida Tech is sophomore middle blocker Alea Hamm, who ranks 36th in the nation in blocks per set with 1.12. (Florida Tech image)

Leading Florida Tech is sophomore middle blocker Alea Hamm, who ranks 36th in the nation in blocks per set with 1.12. (Florida Tech image)

Dave Walkovic will broadcast the nonconference contest and fans can listen in by visiting FloridaTechSports.com, the official home of FIT athletics.

Live stats can be accessed by clicking on the “live” link on the volleyball schedule page.

The Sailfish, an independent NCAA Division II program, ride a seven-game win streak and have won the last four meetings against the Panthers.

Leading Florida Tech is sophomore middle blocker Alea Hamm, who ranks 36th in the nation in blocks per set with 1.12.

WHAT TO LOOK FOR

The Sailfish received 18 top-25 votes in this week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II Poll.

The Panthers look to put an end to their two-game losing streak, the first time FIT has lost two in a row this season.

Middle blocker Alea Hamm ranks 36th in Division II with 1.12 blocks per set while FIT ranks 35th as a team at 2.27 blocks/set.

Up next for the Panthers is a tri-match in St. Augustine, Fla. on Saturday, Oct. 19.

FIT faces UNC Pembroke at 2:30 p.m. and host Flagler at 5 p.m.


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