The winners and second-place teams in Pool A and Pool B will advance
to the semifinals Saturday at 10:30 a.m., and the championship game
will be contested at 3 p.m.
LCC qualified for the tournament by
winning the Midwest Regional.
The Angels enter the tournament with impressive statistics, as
LCC is the No. 1 team in the nation in average kills per game, with
Krystine Schnautz, Jamie McFadden and Adriane Tschantz all ranked in
the top 24 in individual kills; has the No. 1 assist leader in Megan
Donnelley; has the No. 3 digging leader in Jessica Schroeder; has
the No. 6 and 7-ranked blockers in Nicki Wingfield and Schnautz; and
is ranked second in blocking average, second in assist average and
third in attacking percentage.
The Angels can expect their greatest challenge to be Clearwater
Christian, ranked No. 1 in the nation and seeded No. 1 in the
tournament. Clearwater will head up Pool A, which also includes
Philadelphia Biblical University, Grace University, Providence
College and Ozark Christian College.
The 2008 Angels are attempting to become the third national
champions for Lincoln Christian College the past 11 years, joining
the teams of 1998 and 2003.
from file received from Jack A. Getchel,
LCC sports information director]