INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum College volleyball team is listed in five categories in this week's NCAA Division II statistics.

The Pioneers (19-5, 7-2 SAC) are posting a .272 hitting percentage, which is tops in the South Atlantic Conference and eighth-best average in the country. Tusculum is also 34th in won-lost percentage (.783), 43rd in assists per set (11.67 aps), 46th in kills per set (12.8 kps) and 49th in blocks per set (2.03 bps).

Sophomore outside hitter Katie Luebke (Bellefontaine, Ohio) is averaging 3.61 kills per set, which is fourth-best in the league and 33rd in the country. Senior middle blocker Kelsey Hayden (Colorado Springs, Colo.) is second in the conference with her .338 hitting percentage, which is 37th in NCAA II. Rookie setter Peyton Colclough (Manassas, Va.) is guiding the Tusculum offense with her 9.87 assists per set, which are tops in the SAC and 42nd in the nation.

Tusculum has won its last seven matches and nine of its last 10. The Pioneers will be on the road for a pair of important league outings this weekend. TC will be at Newberry College on Friday (7 p.m.), followed by a Saturday clash with SAC front-runner Wingate University (5 p.m.).

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