A&T Welcomes the ACC's Wake Forest Demon Deacons to Historic Moore Gym – North Carolina A&T – NCAT Aggies

Women’s Volleyball 9/6/2022 12:09:00 PM
A&T Team Leaders:
Niaya Sawtelle (4.00 per set)
Digs: Morgan Allen (3.38 per set)
Assists: Chiara Napoli (4.59 per set)
Blocks: Mallory Porcher (0.93 per set)
Hitting Percentage: Naiya Sawtelle (.244) 
A&T CAA Leaders (Top-10)  
Kills: Niaya Sawtelle (4.00 per set) – 2nd
Digs: Morgan Allen (3.38 per set) – 8th
Blocks: Mallory Porcher (0.93 per set) – 6th
NORTH CAROLINA A&T (3-4, 0-0 CAA):  North Carolina A&T welcomes its second Power Five school to Greensboro. Power Five North Carolina State came to Moore Gymnasium in 2003. 
The last time out, A&T went 0-3 at the Wildcat Invitational, including a 3-2 loss against Lindenwood after having a 2-1 lead. Naiya Sawtelle (Stuart, Fla.) led the Aggies last week with 3.81 kills per set, 1.00 service aces per set, 1.88 digs per set and 0.50 blocks per set. 
Sawtelle tied a career-high with 25 kills and set a career-high with eight service aces against Lindenwood to earn all-tournament honors. 
Head coach Hal Clifton enters his 12th season as the leader of the Aggies and has posted a 112-190 overall record. In the previous five seasons, Clifton has led the Aggies to a 76-57 (.571) record and has recorded at least a .500 winning percentage in the last four seasons.
WAKE FOREST DEAMON DECANS (3-2, 0-0 ACC): Wake Forest opened up at home going 2-1, including a 3-0 win against North Carolina Central to begin the season. After a 3-1 loss to Arizona in Chapel Hill, the Deamon Decans bounced back with a 3-1 win at home against South Carolina the last time out.
Peyton Suess leads the Demon Deacons with 3.71 kills per set, and Rian Baker is the team’s leader in assists per set (10.67). Emma Farrell leads the team in digs per set (5.30), and Emmy Ogogor leads with 0.85 blocks per set.
Randi Smart enters her fourth season as the head coach of WF. 
Last season, Wake Forest went 15-14 overall, including 6-12 in the ACC.
  THE SERIES: Wake Forest leads the series 13-2, including a 3-0 win last season in Winston-Salem. The Aggies won their first ACC matchup last season, a 3-2 win in Blacksburg, Va.
Aggies Lose to Wake In Three
Aggies Lose Tough One As Lindenwood Rallies to Win
A&T Loses The Battle of The Aggies Against New Mexico State
A&T Loses Opening Match of Wildcat Invitational
The Aggies Head to Davidson For Wildcat Classic

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