ABOUT #16 PURDUE
Purdue is 15-8 overall and 9-5 in conference play, going 1-1 last week with a five set victory over Penn State in West Lafayette. The Boilermakers will take on Minnesota on Friday night prior to meeting the Spartans on Sunday.
The Boilermakers are playing well as of late, going 7-3 over their last 10 matches, which included six opponents that were ranked or receiving votes over the last seven.
Purdue ranks No. 327 in aces per set (1.00), No. 89 in assists per set (12.05), No. 46 in blocks per set (2.46), No. 189 in digs per set (13.89), No. 56 in hitting percentage (.248), No. 79 in kills per set (13.13) and No. 252 in opponent hitting percentage (.223).
Raven Colvin ranks No. 8 nationally in total blocks (130) and is No. 14 in blocks per set (1.40). Colvin leads the B1G in blocks.
Eva Hudson (389) and Chloe Chicoine (362) each rank in the Top 50 nationally in total kills and in the Top 70 in points per set. Hudson is No. 23 In DI in kills per set.
Taylor Anderson ranks No. 78 in assists per set and Maddie Schermerhorn is No. 71 in digs per set. Schermerhorn is No. 2 in the B1G in digs per set.